"One of my jobs here at Linux Online for the past year has been to post articles about Linux
from both the specialized and mainstream press. After over a year of doing this, I have come
to the conclusion that the specialized computer press really doesn't understand Linux. As a
matter of fact, quite contrary to the rules of logic in this case, the popular press, epitomized by
web sites like CNN's, actually does a better job at reporting fairly on the Linux phenomenon.
You can count on them for a pretty fair "just the facts ma'am" reporting about our favorite OS.
My hat also goes off to Stephen Shankland whose reporting appears frequently on ZDNet and
CNET." More at Linux.org.
July 14, 2001