"In other words, when Microsoft supporters bury stories, they're
making sure tens to hundreds of thousands of readers never see
"This is far more though than just a 'inside baseball'
technology news story though. I'm told by friends in other branches
of journalism that they see the same kind of thing, except in their
cases, its things like stories about political unrest in Pakistan.
You see while Iran's unrest is getting coverage in the online news
popularity contest, Pakistan's troubles aren't, so they're
invisible. Both are important."