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nettime's director on Wed, 3 Dec 2003 10:43:21 +0100 (CET)


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   Re: <nettime> Governing Hollywood Style                                         
     David Patterson <cptanalog {AT} fastermac.net>                                       

   Re: <nettime> Governing Hollywood Style                                         
     Felix Stalder <felix {AT} openflows.org>                                             



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Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 16:48:56 -0600
From: David Patterson <cptanalog {AT} fastermac.net>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Governing Hollywood Style



Kurt Ralske wrote:

> This raises an interesting question: how does one decide what the
> threshold of credibility is for a non-mainstream source of information? --
> By the quality of the writing? By the popularity of the source? By the
> degree of intersection with one's own politics? By the quality of the web
> design?

Indeed, these days how does one accept the credibility of main-stream news
sources? The most popular news sources in Amerika are also the biggest
fabricators.

Heil to the Chief!


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"Upon what meat has this our Caesar fed that he has grown so great?"
Shakespeare



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Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 11:02:45 +0100
From: Felix Stalder <felix {AT} openflows.org>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Governing Hollywood Style

On Sunday 30 November 2003 22:22, you wrote:
> On 29 Nov, 2003, at 06:54, Kurt Ralske wrote:
> > The absurdity of this particular photo-op becomes even more obvious
> > when you consider that Bush's Iraqi Thanksgiving dinner was served
> > at 6 AM (a fact not mentioned in the mainstream coverage of the event):
>
> eh, would be nice to have a source here.

The source here is a Washington Post article detailing the president's travel
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A17481-2003Nov27?language=printer

Problem with this article, on the last line, there's a typo, it says the plane 
landed at 5 AM, where it should read 5 PM. It's evidently a typo, since the 
plane leaves Washington DC at 10:45 PM (EST), it takes a bit more than 10 
hours to fly and the time difference is 8 hours. You do the math.

It's embarassing for the WP not to have caught this, but even more for all the 
conspiracy types to base their theories on such obvious typo.

Felix


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