Over in the US, CNET’s Greg Sandoval is one of the most respected journalists covering the music industry, and digital music in particular. Now he’ll be covering it for someone else, after resigning from CNET in protest at a decision made by parent company CBS last week. CBS barred CNET from giving a ‘Best of CES’ award to a TV ad-skipping product from Dish called Hopper DVR, as CBS is involved in a lawsuit over the device. “Hello all. Sad to report that I’ve resigned from CNET. I no longer have confidence that CBS is committed to editorial independence,” tweeted Sandoval yesterday. “CNET wasn’t honest about what occurred regarding Dish is unacceptable to me. We are supposed to be truth tellers.”

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