Monday, July 10, 2006

"How YouTube Could Change Politics"

Political Wire:
Howard Kurtz: "While bloggers played a role in the last presidential election, most advertising and message delivery still comes from campaigns, political parties and interest groups with enough money to bankroll a television blitz. But the YouTube revolution -- which includes dozens of sites such as Google Video, and -- could turn that on its head."

"If any teenager can put up a video for or against a candidate, and persuade other people to watch that video, the center of gravity could shift to masses of people with camcorders and passable computer skills. And if people increasingly distrust the mainstream media, they might be more receptive to messages created by ordinary folks."
For example, "Ned Lamont Has a Messy Desk."

No comments: