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The Art of the Meme


As the old conventional media continue to lose their credibility and are increasingly viewed as obsolete, a new digital form of communication has become an ever more powerful tool for drastically altering the institutional news calculus of which the establishment has grown accustomed.

Grassroots organizations as well as individuals now have an avenue that can be used to articulate and communicate ideas, and the opportunity for such a freewheeling exchange, the type of which was wholly unavailable until the most recent past, is a salient one.

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Anthony Weiner’s Perfect Plot for a ‘Hangover’-style Movie

It’s a typical day in Hollywood.

Producers are busy scrambling for material similar to that of the record-breaking box-office champ of the three-day weekend, “Hangover 2.”

Anthony Weiner, one of New York’s Democrat House members, is very active on Twitter, having approximately 45,000 followers. He followed less than 100 people back, which has now grown to just under 200 this past weekend.

One of the people Weiner actually does follow back is a 21-year-old college co-ed, Gennette Nicole Cordova, who lives in Seattle, Washington.

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