Friday, December 17, 2004

News Reporting on the Web

Today, the SJ Mercury News posted an article entitled, "
State unveils Megan's Law Web site." (Try to read it before the Merc locks it up behind their lame registration system).

If you've read the article, you're probably assuming I'm an ACLU weenie who is going to complain about the lack of privacy - but you'd be wrong.

In this entire article about the state's new web site, guess what they forgot? You guessed it, the URL!

Even with a good search engine, finding specific pages on the web - especially new pages - can be difficult. Finding and navigating government websites is notably painful.

The Associated Press, the reporter (