The operative term here is prescient folks. 😉 Back in January 2012, when the the Department of Justice had it’s OIG Investigators crawling all over this area it seemed to me there was one of two things the media outlets they visited could do. This is what I did:
Slabbed New Media has not had a problem with comment gate since.
NOLA.com could appeal but it would be a waste of money IMHO. Click the pic below the jump to nab Judge Lemmon’s 9 page order and reasons.
Bonus Link to Mark Moseley over at the Lens. Mark has been all over this topic along with Slabbed and Jason Berry: