How is this video discussion about Aaron Swartz by the Wall Street Journal any different from the way Amy Goodman's Democracy Now! would cover this same story?
Very little -- okay, well, maybe the suit and ties and the shorter hair, and maybe the quoting of Abraham Lincoln on copyright and patents -- which David Reith, assistant features editor, quotes as saying "add the fuel of interest to the fire of genius".� And sure, there's a vague nod to the need to modernize law but still have some law.
But Mary Kissel -- an Alyona Minkovski-in-training (Minkovski previously served as the Kremlin's RT propagandist and is now at Huffington Post) -- hammers in the copyleftist viewpoint which we should maybe re-dub the copylibertarian viewpoint in their hands. Without referencing at all the 6-month plea bargain actually offered by the prosecution -- which is irresponsible for the newspaper of record and business to be doing on January 16 when this fact is known -- she scarifies with the "35 year sentence" and "up to a million dollar fine" and then goes on to boost the anti-SOPA movement as well.