Time was, you couldn’t get a journalist anywhere to listen to your rants about crooked HOAs. Calling the local TV station or newspaper was a loser’s game. The average person just didn’t have the clout to get a story out there.
Well, Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Internet. Traditional media used to spit and hiss when they thought of all those “pajama-clad bloggers” out there mucking up the sewer pipes of information distribution. Now those journalists who wouldn’t listen to the hoi paloi are spitting into the wind as we just blow them away like so much dry chaff. Now, more people are reading websites like ours than are reading many big-city newspapers.
This link from a well-respected media outlet called “Scambusters” is pretty fun to read. We’re making an impact folks!