“That people are gravitating from the television to the Internet, especially for information, is, of course, extremely good news–at least for us. But while they are coming more, they are believing less: Last year the UCLA survey indicated that 58% of Internet users believed that most of what they read online was ‘reliable and accurate.'” Dan Ackman
Unlike many journalists summarizing (and dumbing down) academic articles, Ackman offers an unusually close examination of the original academic study. I like it when news summaries of academic articles acknowledge when the journalists are moving beyond the gaurded conclusions offered by the academics, and into the kind of headline material that attracts readers (and undergraduates doing research online).