Right now, I am procrastinating on my graduate level condensed matter physics take-home final, so I do not have the time to give topic this the effort it is due. This post will be a place-holder. However, reading Mr. Freidsdorf's excellent post on this will give you all you need to know, and whatever I will add will be window dressing. Expect an update whenever. Since I am only talking to the ether now, I know there is no rush.
How Did Progressive Journalists Get Pigford So Wrong? by