media cowardice

See no evil

See no evil

By David Cogswell

Online Journal Contributing Writer

Feb 27, 2008, 00:53

I recently had a conversation with a person I'll just call "a successful writer," and when I mentioned an idea that he classified as "conspiracy theory" he said this: "The trouble with conspiracy theories is that they really take a toll on readership. Many people write you off as a conspiracy nut and the result is that you don't get to have your voice in the mainstream dialogue."