Pejman Yousefzadeh on the blogosphere and the Jordan Affair:
Bloggers neither “lynched” Jordan nor prevented him from a fair hearing in which he could have cleared his name and cleared up the situation surrounding him. It is certainly possible for any individual or group of individuals to abuse whatever power they have access to, and the Blogosphere is not immune from this danger. But there is scant evidence at best to suggest that bloggers abused their power when it came to EasonGate. Bloggers did not cause the downfall of Eason Jordan. Eason Jordan did that all by himself.
Read the whole thing.
Incidentally, the always-excellent Tech Central Station is celebrating its fifth anniversary today. In internet years, that makes it as old as… uh, me, I think.