Friday, October 10, 2008

MediaWatch 10 October 08

Meet ROBOGIRL

L.A. Times Blog: New South Park ep"aggressively over the top."

Michael Turton looks at how the KMT government is attempting to control content at the public media institutions (PTS, RTI and CNA). He follows up with details of the response from the International Federation of Journalists. Claudia Jean gives examples of more broader attacks by the KMT on freedom of speech.

URADEADBEAT.com, a complaint and resolution website that covers all grievances, for all people, now allows users to fill out a complaint form on both presidential candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain, as well as current President, George W. Bush.

If you disagree with either presidential candidate or you want to voice your frustrations with the current policies of President Bush, users can visit www.uradeadbeat.com and fill out a complaint form, sending it directly to McCain, Obama or the Whitehouse!

It seems everyone is talking about the 5-minute online test that shows viewers whether or not their stances on top political issues match-up with those of Barack Obama. Even the king of radio, Rush Limbaugh, talked about the website, www.BarackObamaTest.com, on his show last week. The site is the promotional brainchild of author Brad O’Leary.

According to Alexa.com, the global website traffic ranking site, www.BarackObamaTest.com now ranks number 10,900 in the United States and 33,555 globally. Conservatively, there are estimated to be over 156 million websites in the world (though other estimates place the number of websites worldwide in the billions).

O’Leary credits talk radio for turning the website into an overnight sensation.


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