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Digital Dirt [electronic resource]: Matt Drudge's "Reportage" on the Internet

ABC News Productions
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Publishing online to an immense audience is as fast as clicking a mouse, for high-profile columnist Matt Drudge-a self-styled Walter Winchell for the digital age and creator of the notorious yet popular Drudge Report, registering more than a million hits per month. But for Drudge, the price for posting insider gossip so quickly includes a
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Run Time
21 min.
8 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 03, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Matt Drudge's "Reportage" on the Internet
Related Title
ABC world news tonight (Television program)
Issues in Journalism
  • Drudge's Importance and Controversy (1:07)
  • Amateur Journalism (1:41)
  • Lack of Safeguards for Drudge Stories (2:31)
  • Drudge and Mainstream Media (2:05)
  • Mainstream Media Irresponsibility (2:22)
  • Sidney Blumenthal Story (2:19)
  • Blumenthal Sues Drudge (1:50)
  • White House Versus Drudge (1:50)
  • Need for Rules (0:36)
  • Need for Gatekeepers (2:08)
  • Dangers of AOL Suit (1:38)
  • Credits: Digital Dirt: Matt Drudge's "Reportage" on the Internet (0:18)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1998.
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  • 9281s Films Media Group
  • 9285 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (21 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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