Thursday, December 28

Breaking News! Breaking News! Breaking News!

John Edwards announces his intentions to run for president last night on of all places, YouTube!

Also be sure to check out the John Edwards interview on Rocketboom with Joanne Colan.

By announcing his intentions on YouTube and granting what it seems to be one of his very first interviews after announcing his intentions to a daily internet news podcast, what does that mean? Who is he trying to reach? Is it just a political ploy to appeal to young voters? What are the implications of this for standard tv news repporters and broadcasts?

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