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Re: <nettime> Governing Hollywood Style [2x]
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>                                       

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     Felix Stalder <felix {AT} openflows.org>                                             


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

Heil to the Chief!

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


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

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.


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