ABC's Diane Sawyer, along with execs from CNN, CBS and Fox, says that the tape that halted the Democratic nomination process during the crucial week between Iowa and New Hampshire, was overplayed, and presented an inaccurate view of the event. Interesting that they admit this now, long after the damage has been done.
John Palfrey asked if this is the first New York Times weblog?
MoveOn.Org: "At 8:10PM and 8:35PM EST, switch over to CNN to watch 'Child's Pay' on a channel which doesn't censor its ads."
Taegan Goddard cites a NY Times article which contains a blockbuster that we missed. Did Joe Trippi get a commission on every ad run by Dean For America? Third Superpower has an interesting sequence of quotes leading up to this revelation.
Personal note. There's a class at UW-Madison that's reading my blog and commenting on it. That's really cool. I'm an alum of UW, got my Master's in Computer Science in 1978. Have a brat and a Leinie for me, stay warm, and Fuckem Bucky!
Scott Rosenberg: "Many dot-coms flamed out -- but the Internet is still reshaping the world."
David Appel: "I no longer believe anything the pundits have to say. They wrote off Kerry a month ago, they highlighted Dean before his time. They clearly have no idea what they're talking about."
Seth Finkelstein: Howard Dean, Joe Trippi and Bubble Valuation.
Tristan Louis: Blowing Bubbles.
Gigaom: "TiVo is finally getting its digital hub act together."
Dan Gillmor: "Neel is as inside-the-beltway as you can get."
David Isenberg: Dean Campaign Hires a Bellhead.
Andrew Grumet: Nutty RSS/Tivo hack. Cooooool!
Marc Nozell on how a reporter found him via GeoUrl.
Michael Feldman summarizes the discussion last night. Even more important than knowing who the Deaniacs are/were, imho, is how can we grow the tent so it fits more people than those who support Dean.
Clay Shirky: Is Social Software Bad for the Dean Campaign?
BBC: "Warner Bros and Columbia film studios have reportedly sued an actor and a man arrested for allegedly distributing movie preview tapes over the internet."
NY Times: "The head of the board that investigated the Columbia space shuttle disaster has agreed to examine NASA's decision to cancel missions to extend the life of the Hubble telescope."
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