Zeynep Tufekci's latest newsletter makes some important points about how poorly the media is covering what is important about the Hunter Biden story: the obvious blackmail.


There is a lot of insight in this piece, including Tufekci's ongoing argument that we are in a war for attention, more than a war for (free) speech.

I also learned the term "whistle-drowning" (~ DDOSing of the media / public discourse), which seems like a handy word for these times.

Some quotes from the piece:

"Given the decreasing time available, what are the important questions, and how much attention should they get, and how?"


@anaulin this is all a distraction from the obvious point that hunter biden's hobbies would be less of a concern if crack were legal.

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