“I understand that journalists want to be cynical and to claim ‘objectivity,'” TWO A DAY reports. “But when 11 bloggers at ZDNET write over 50+ negative blog posts in a little over a week for a product NOT even out yet? What is that?”
TWO A DAY reports, “ZDNET has over 11 blogs that touch upon Apple so of course, the writers are attempting to increase page view counts to get a bigger bonus and at the end of the year, their bosses won’t notice how they got there but out of some 60+ posts in the last week or so, there were about 2 that were positive and 2 that was neutral … really, Apple & the iPhone is such a horrible product that it warrants nearly 50+ negative blog posts and that’s just the last 10 DAYS or so?!”
TWO A DAY reports, “Even when they post news or just a press release, they have to add a snarky comment while most other companies in another blog post just simply get their press release info mostly re-posted with a few neutral or positive comments – are they trying to show they are immune to the ‘reality distortion field’ or the so-called hype?”
TWO A DAY asks, “And who exactly is creating this hype? Is one keynote, one official press conference, 5 ads and now 3 press releases really ‘hype?’ There’s more hype over M&M’s changing color … is it not ‘hype’ when ZDNET chooses to write 60+ articles by 10 different people?”
Full article, with a list of articles in question, here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “LinuxGuy and Mac Prodigal Son” for the heads up.]
ZDNet and their parent CNET Networks, Inc. are anti-Apple? Now, how the heck would someone ever get that idea?