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Social media leaves spin doctors in dust
http://www.sfgate.com/politics/joegarofoli/article/Social-media-leaves-spin-doctors-in-dust-3921046.php ^ | October 5, 2012 | Joel Garofoli

Posted on 10/05/2012 6:10:36 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Edited on 10/05/2012 7:00:14 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Denver -- It's been going on for years. After a big campaign event, like this week's presidential debate, the candidates' representatives gather in a human corral called Spin Alley to feed their interpretations - always positive - to the gathered media. But Spin Alley is going the way of the Roman Forum, a victim of social media.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: media; presidentdebate; pundits; sourcetitlenoturl
Who you going to believe? Pundits or your own eyes and ears?
1 posted on 10/05/2012 6:10:40 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
You forgot the Dinosaur Media Deathwatch ™ tag.
2 posted on 10/05/2012 6:55:42 AM PDT by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"Who you going to believe? Pundits or your own eyes and ears?"

I'm sure Gallup et al will shortly begin to base polls on info "spidered" from Facebook/Twitter and other social sites (huge samples) to develop statistics. Then they will lie about THAT, too.

3 posted on 10/05/2012 7:54:36 AM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

A big campaign event? Wait... what?


4 posted on 10/05/2012 10:06:49 AM PDT by wastedyears (The First Law of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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