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  • America Votes

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    Thursday, November 04, 2004

    Sure, blame the bloggers 

    News organizations are saying they'll look into why exit polls showed an initial surge for John Kerry. But they also blamed bloggers for spreading news that gave a misleading view of the presidential race.

    The Florida and Ohio exit poll results, along with those in other states where Kerry was strong, were quickly disseminated on Web sites such as Slate, the Drudge Report, Wonkette, Atrios and Command Post. Some of these sites cautioned readers not to make too much of the information.

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 8:43 AM



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