How Iditarod Race Officials ‘Mooned’ the News

Sarah Palin, Alaska’s former governor, believes Americans get their news from what she calls the “lamestream media.” She is wrong. Americans get their news from a massive public-relations apparatus. The “lamestream media” is largely just the conduit through which the lame flows. Alaskans ought to recognize this better than any other Americans.I have been thinking a lot about the lamestream since much of the media got Mooned, so to speak, during this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Maybe you somewhere read the Associated Press story about how musher Pat Moon from Illinois saved the life of a child in Ruby.Read more here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/how-iditarod-mooned-news

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