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When blogs are better than traditional media

May 13, 2009

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Here, on Baseline Scenario, is "a good example of how a blog can be light years better than any traditional media," wrote Anita Bartholomew in a recent e-mail. "James Kwak wrote a post in which he responded to New Yorker economist/writer James Surowiecki's criticism of an earlier post. If you're at all interested in the financial meltdown, the TARP, stress tests, et al., this is a post/comment thread not to be missed because you're watching two top economic minds hash out the most important economics issue of the moment (and possibly, our lifetimes)."

Here's the original post: Stress Tests and the Nationalization We Got

Here's James Surowiecki's response in The New Yorker: Debating the Obama Administration's Bank Plan