GM blogs: Truth and spin

Stephen Baker

It was inspired blogging at GM a week ago when the car giant took The New York Times to task for nit-picking editing on its letter upbraiding columnist Tom Friedman. Only one problem. The letter that GM wrote was filled with old-style spin. I mean, what blogger with a straight face would ever include the Hummer in a group chosen for "outstanding fuel economy and great consumer appeal?" Talk about a red-carpet invitation for a counterattack! Friedman obliged yesterday. Here's a summary on autoblog. Good analysis on Jalopnik. No response yet on GM blogs.

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