Re: [NTLK] Newton in the New York Times

From: keith (
Date: Wed Nov 03 2004 - 13:04:23 PST

Sometime around 3/11/04 (at 3:45 pm -0500) Michael Blazer said:

>I feel the same way, and I've noticed this kind of spin is present in
>most of the Newton mentions I've seen in the general mass media over
>the years.

Most, although not entirely all. We did publish a look back at the
Newton a few months ago in MacUser magazine, and I made certain we
didn't get it wrong. :-) Sadly, those columns aren't online. Hmm,
perhaps they should be!

>Too bad that Doonesbury strip had such a negative impact on the public's
>perception of the Newton. (I'm tempted to sneak in a comment here about
>what a shame it is that Doonesbury isn't influential enough to similarly
>doom certain political careers, but that would be very OT and start a
>flame war, so I won't.)

Heh. Very restrained of you, Michael. ;-)


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