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“There was a loop with journalists, businesses, advertisers, readers,” says John Battelle. “Magazines in the late ’90s were not rewarded for doing negative stories. Everybody’s stock portfolios were going up, and what sold magazines were positive stories about the geniuses that were making everybody rich.” Joyce Slaton examines the credulousness of late-90s tech journalism. (thanks to Ditherati for the link)

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