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March 26, 2005




Point proven?

Eric E

My point is that bloggers, like journalists, are actually begging to be manipulated, under the right circumstances. It's human nature to feel good about being singled out as an influential reporter/commentator.

I don't use manipulation in a terribly negative sense. All forms of promotion, even the basic news release, are attempts to manipulate media outlets into generating news about something. Giving people a sneak preview is just one of many ways of getting a buzz going, and it's not such a bad idea.

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