Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Aug 2009 22:57 UTC
Apple Apple doesn't have a particularly healthy relationship with the press; it has sued websites for publishing information it didn't like, and has tried to keep information under wraps that a journalist tried to uncover via the Freedom of Information Act. Now, however, it has tried to prevent The Times from publishing an article about Steve Jobs.
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by haus on Tue 18th Aug 2009 00:49 UTC
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Along with OS News, I read several other operating specific news sites. I've noticed a disturbing trend with regard to the reporting of Apple-specific news on this site. If one were to just read this site, you would think that the company only produces negativity.

Now I know Thom isn't anti Apple. I know this for a FACT because he has repeatedly said it when people have questioned his behavior. With that said, the vast majority of the information reported about Apple on this site is negative. This isn't the case on any of the other sites i visit of which there are many. The trend is typically positive on the other sites. Knowing that Thom isn't Anti Apple (again because he has repeatedly said so) It makes me wonder why this site is so out of sync?

Knowing that Thom isn't anti Apple (because he's said so) My only conclusion is that all the other tech news sites are the ones that are out of sync.

Here is a list of several weeks worth of Apple specific headlines produced by this site:

Apple Tried to Block Article About Steve Jobs - negative

Apple Accuses Psystar of Destroying Evidence, Psystar Denies - negative

Apple's Snow Leopard Rumored To Be Golden Master - neutral

Mac OS X 10.5.8 Released - neutral

Apple Censors Dictionary iPhone App- negative

Apple Tried to Silence Exploding iPod Victim with Gagging Order - negative

Apple Keyboards Vulnerable to Firmware Hack - negative

Apple: Jailbreaking Could Crash Transmission Towers - negative

Apple Joins Forces with Record Labels, Building 'Tablet' - neutral

Apple Rejects Official Google Voice iPhone App - negative

Apple Withdraws Legal Threats Against iTunes Sync Wiki - negative/neutral

Apple Tries to Downplay iPod Fire Incidents - negative

Apple Reports Best Non-Holiday Quarter Results in Apple History - positive/neutral

Lost iPhone Prototype Pushes Foxconn Worker to Commit Suicide - negative

How Apple's App Review Is Undermining The iPhone - negative

'Apple Asked Microsoft To Take Down Laptop Hunter Ads' - negative

Apple Blocks Palm Pre from Accessing iTunes - negative/neutral

Apple Proposes HTTP Streaming Feature As Protocol Standard - neutral

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