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YouTube Q’s for the candidates

From Andy Carvin’s blog:

Move over YouTube debates, now for something meatier! A coalition of blogs and news organizations is using Web 2.0 tools to create another exciting experiment in interactive presidential debates. It might even be a chance for your students to pose the perfect question to them.

This week, teamed up with the New York Times, MSNBC and a whole slew of blogs to launch, an online presidential debate that’s a fascinating mix of video blogging, tagging and user-generated content. Joanne Colan, My colleague at the video blog Rocketboom put together this video to explain how it works:

Andy also provides a clear text-based explanation if you don’t want to watch the video.

Here’s my question:

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3 Responses to “YouTube Q’s for the candidates”

  1. FYI:

    New media is just another way to pull the same old tricks

    “As is typical of user-generated content, despite all the hype about empowering citizens, the individual was utterly powerless, except to try to please and serve the interests of the gatekeeper and thereby obtain some attention (but not remuneration).”

  2. I gather always different opinions about web 2.0 and how to market with the different mindset of the \”new\” Internet. Will social interaction and networking really make the web different? Thanks for your thoughts on this!

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