Jobs Mob's tame press starting to wonder

For ages the New York Times has been Apple's unpaid press office, churning out gushing press releases about Jobs' Mob's products. However in the wake of the Gizmodo affair, where Apple called the cops on a reporter which ran a story on a leaked iPhone prototype, it seems that the relationship is starting to change.

Hacks across the US, who are not renown for independent thinking, are starting to realise “there go I but for the grace of god”. This morning the New York Times summed it up when it said: “Anybody with a kilobyte of common sense could have told Steve Jobs that the five minutes of pleasure that came from making a criminal complaint against journalists would be followed by much misery”.

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