The Register: NY Times Rattles IT Industry with Analyst Ban
Dec 13, 2006, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)
[ Thanks to Clay Mitchell for this
"On Nov. 10, the New York Times declared a radical
change in its editorial policy. The paper ceased quoting technology
analysts in stories, if the analysts do business with the vendors
mentioned in the articles. The policy shift has proved so radical
that the Times has failed to adhere to it.
"The Times needed only 121 words to ban cozy analysts
from its sacred pages..."