Howard Dean and Internet Politics: The Next Dot-Com Bomb?

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The Internet gets credit for bringing Howard Dean out of nowhere in this year-s presidential campaign. What FDR did for radio and JFK for TV, Dean had done for cyberspace. But then came Dean's third-place finish in Iowa and his over-the-top concession speech, which was played and re-played on national TV. Skeptics say John Kerry-s victory proves a technology-driven, post-broadcast era just hasn-t arrived yet. Nevertheless, Kerry and other leading candidates have web sites, blogs, fundraising links and meet-ups to connect cyberspace to the real world. Is the Internet revolutionizing American politics? Did coverage of Dean-s post-election diatribe prove that television still rules? We talk with Dean-s web-master and with skeptics about what works and what doesn-t when it comes to getting the votes.
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King's article on Halliburton

Golden Globe Awards

Hollywood Foreign Press Association



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