By Wilentz’ own admission: “Since 2001, he has served as historian-in-residence at Dylan’s official Website, http://www.bobdylan.com
.” (source: Wilentz’s website) In the days of European royalty, they were called court historians. And we all know who they worked for and it wasn't the truth.
In the real world that makes him a shill. He’s in Bob’s pocket so to speak. As Bob’s lapdog, he is the equivalent of a p.r. hack for British Petroleum speaking about the oil spill a few years ago. And I’m sure you believed them. Oh but of course they would make decisions with no regard to who was paying them or giving them fancy titles. At least in your world.
As for me i prefer my historians to be purer than caesar's wife.
I find your analogy to Sony fatuous and without merit.
Actually you're the one with an empty argument, unless you can cite gross inaccuracies from a text that I'm guessing you haven't read. Until you can criticize his substance, your assessment of his character means Jack sh*t.