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November 17, 2008

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Ken Houghton

"To make his point, Murdoch criticized the media reaction after bloggers debunked a "60 Minutes" report by former CBS anchor, Dan Rather, that President Bush had evaded service during his days in the National Guard.

"Far from celebrating this citizen journalism, the establishment media reacted defensively....""

NEEDS EDIT; CORRECTION:

Far from celebrating that the RNC leaked the information about the retyped page =that changed absolutely nothing about the truth of the charges= to multiple bloggers instead of one of their own, the press reacted defensively, unable to believe that anyone would take RNC tactics as anything other than a definitionally-non-newsworthy political act, as they themselves continue to do.

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