New York Times readers don’t seem too happy with the idea of getting dragooned — er, crowdsourced — into sorting through Sarah Palin’s 24,000 gubernatorial emails. From the comments, via Fast Company:
“Don’t you folks get paid to do this work yourself?” And: “I’d help out but I need to get a root canal.” And: “Awesome! The NYT wants non-journalists to do their homework for them!” Oh, and: “I don’t recall you soliciting help from people to review the 2,000 page healthcare bill…” “I would rather watch paint dry.”
Fast Company also details five reasons for the epic fail, but I’ll give you just one: Who cares?