James Governor points to what could be the beginning of actual watchdogging between analysts and journalists. About time, I'd say :)
BusinessWeek's new blog has gone after Laura DiDio, Yankee's Get The Facts lead. Laura has long been a target of Linux lovers, for her uncompromising defence of the proprietary. But BusinessWeek writer Steve Hamm aims to expose limitations in Yankee's research approach. It will be interesting to see if a story appears in the print edition; it has to be likely. If you want to contact me for the article Steve i would be more than happy to contribute. I tend to pretty vocal on the subject of industry analyst ethics, and RedMonk is doing the best we can to do the right thing.