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Re: Media myths (Was Townsend)

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> > I changed the topic on this one.  On The Media had an interesting piece
> > this week on some of the political myths regarding Al Gore that have
> > turned into reality by The Media.  Including the invention of  the
> > internet, discovery of Love Canal,  The Love Story claim etc.  They have
> > archived the show so you can listen to it at
> > http://www.wnyc.org/onthemedia/.  Click on "Gored by the Media Bull"

If I remember correctly....

I don't recall newspaper 'headlines' or news reports saying "Al Gore claims
to have invented Internet!"

It was more like the Leno's and Letterman's of the world...along with a few

For them...this kind of thing is fair game.