Opinion vs. Reporting

There's an interesting article up at Politico.com regarding Republicans/Conservatives "losing the new media war." According to the author, the Right is losing the online political news battle, because so much of conservative "news" is opinion-based, and not actual news-breaking reporting.

I'm sure people on the right will complain, shouting about ground-breaking hot stories involving kerning and photoshopped smoke, but I find it difficult to argue with this:
Deploying writers with backgrounds grounded in journalism rather than politics, The Huffington Post and Talking Points Memo, in particular, have already become a persistent problem for McCain’s campaign, regularly posting negative opposition research and embarrassing videos in addition to advancing damaging story lines against the GOP nominee.

There is simply no equivalent on the right to these two liberal-leaning websites.
I'm sure Michelle Malkin would disagree, but feverishly, obsessively, crazily stalking the Frost Family isn't exactly "reporting," as much as it is despicable behavior.

What do you, the audience at home think? Discuss.

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