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Re: Media myths (Was Townsend)

I think this is more the myth *about* the myth...


--- "A. Joseph Ross" <lawyer@attorneyross.com> wrote:

> When the story originally broke, it was that Al Gore
> said something like, "As a member of 
> Congress, I took the lead in creating the Internet."
>  The Republicans ridiculed this by saying 
> that the Internet started in 1969.  After that,
> newspapers, even supposedly liberal papers like 
> the Globe, repeatedly stated, as reportorial fact,
> that Gore claimed to have "invented" the 
> Internet.

Joe Pappalardo


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