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01.30.08

Quick Mention: Brett Winterford at It Again (Microsoft Mouthpiece)

Posted in FUD, IBM, Microsoft, Open XML at 9:06 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Yes, he’s not quite done yet.

Microsoft accuses IBM of OOXML smear campaign

[...]

Brett Winterford [the author] travelled to Redmond as a guest of Microsoft.

Enough said.

About that first story, bear in mind Microsoft gave that journalist a free trip. Wait until this ‘article’ (accusation) propagates to more media outlets. Microsoft would be proud. It’s the best brainwash money can buy.

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2 Comments

  1. Roy Bixler said,

    January 30, 2008 at 2:17 pm

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    So what ever happened to journalistic balance? Here, he mainly tells Microsoft’s side of the story and gives only a hint that there is more than to this when he makes reference to the differing business models of IBM and Microsoft. It doesn’t matter that he may have written other stories where he was critical of Microsoft or that he may not buy everything they say. Why did he not seek comment from IBM for his story?

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    January 30, 2008 at 11:20 pm

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    Well, Brett’s little ‘story’ (accusation by proxy) has just made Slashdot’s front page, so it’s worth repeating that last sentence: “It’s the best brainwash money can buy.”

    Congratulations, Brett. Microsoft’s money was well spent. See today’s big story.

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