Who watches the watchers?

Joi Ito: "[A] scandal by the head of one of the biggest newspapers is going to be difficult for the mass media to report. Currently none of the major newspapers have reported this incident."

The analogous problem here in the US is getting the press to cover the policy fights that directly impact their bottom line. In particular, the broadcast news outlets did a remarkably poor job covering the multi-billion dollar giveaway of digital TV spectrum to… the broadcast industry.