Who is scrutinising the scrutinisers of the impact of Web2.0?

The approach of the following story did not exactly fill me with confidence.

Web 2.0's impact on students under scrutiny - ZDNet UK A committee chaired by Sir David Melville, former vice chancellor of the University of Kent, plans to report in December on how such technologies affect the behaviour and attitudes of existing students and those about to move into higher education.

Most of the focus is on the difference rather than on the similarities of  Facebook with offline approaches to community building.