I don't have the necessary expertise to have an opinion about the controversy itself, but lots of people who do were skeptical right from the start and the naysayers now hove more ammunition that ever. Note to all: doing science by media is a really, really Bad Idea.
- "When It Comes To Being The "Missing Link", Ida -- You Are NOT The Candidate" at Prancing Papio.
- "Breaking the Link - Darwinius revealed as ancestor of nothing" at Not Exactly Rocket Science.
- "Bone Crunching Debunks ‘First Monkey’ Ida Fossil Hype" at Wired Science.
- "Ida Redux" at NeuroLogica.