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View Diary: Holy Indictments Batman! Fitzgerald launches website (328 comments)

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  •  Good for them (4.00)
    So now, public can get documents directly from his office instead of via media hackery.

    This way, the rightwing media won't be able to spin any documents that only select press members see it.

    YAY public transparency.

    •  Exactly. This is an amazingly progressive, (4.00)
      pro-open source media move on Fitz's part.  Wow.  Brilliant.  Brilliant.  Matthews, Russert all the MSM will get no scoops faster than than the blogs.  This is poetic.  This could be a death dagger in the heart of the RWCM.
      •  er, not THAT revolutionary (4.00)
        The Starr Report was issued as a PDF in 1997.  I remember because I'd just started a new job and spent most of a day trying to download it!  Servers obviously were heavily taxed.

        Bush is "oblivious, in denial, dangerous."

        by magic1 on Fri Oct 21, 2005 at 11:19:46 AM PDT

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    •  You got it (3.50)
      the comment from the spokesperson in the WaPo article:

      "It's really a long overdue effort to get something on the Internet to answer a lot of questions that we get . . . and to put up some of the documents that we have had ongoing and continued interest in having the public be able to access."  

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