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That malaria reported good -- Those who this woman -- decided on -- -- Let me a lot of aboard dismissal of -- and -- first launched -- Look at look you know it's it's kind of an amazing news cycle ministry of media when you think.
It was such a big deal -- Time Warner merger -- well proved to be.
There's such a disaster.
And yet at the time was considered to be a visionary by some people almost destroyed both companies.
In the so you not that many years later you have.
A -- what would get as a blogging site that was indeed one you know very year's strong minded to person's vision.
Coming paired with -- sort of you know company that does still has hundreds of millions of dollars -- that it did it it's you know I don't even know.
We're gonna lead but it certainly is.
A game changer as the cliche because these days.
On other side.
Stomped out of two and number on science based in deliberation over -- that.
Absolutely it's it's it's it's very very good and in of course it's.
Paired with another as they say iconic brand of American journal and Newsweek and -- -- you know they're gonna -- Newsweek and combined.
It with the Daily Beast and my guess is it'll have its biggest impact again.
On the Internet more than than than print -- the Huffington Post doesn't even have any of course print version so.
Even Politico has a conversion to it's really out there doing something different.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Summer plus some from us and sent off.
Leo I think early in my career were to time magazine you know late seventies before it was part of Time Warner.
The whole idea of a news magazine just doesn't make any sense anymore than people really wanted.
But you know fairly Smart summary of the news we did they have time last evening news read a bunch of newspapers.
But now when everyone is connected all the time it's just it's it's hard to imagine how you do it so I mention Newsweek.
Will be seriously reinvented even while keeping the same name Mandarin -- Tina Brown.
I've been ready and a lot of them cents.
While I was on a comparable -- picked up a who's too but that's no good reason to read my my that -- -- -- -- -- about took place booked him.
Twitter and the revolution and -- -- -- -- -- My my point was simply this that.
If you -- particularly the first three or four days -- the Egyptian uprising.
You -- in almost any American.
Media -- whatever it is.
And -- was saying you know this is a Twitter revolutions of FaceBook revolution the same thing happened.
In -- run by the way and yet.
If so he'll get Twitter and FaceBook are important cool they're great they play all sorts of roles in America -- alive and in and some.
People's lives in the Middle East but these are very very poor countries were.
Frankly most people don't have you know Internet provider.
Even Egypt which is relatively well off only.
20% of the population.
Yeah it can get on the Internet so.
It seems to -- kind of American chauvinism to sort of don't -- what's going on over there for American audiences.
To say that this is some sort of you know Twitter FaceBook thing it's a totally different cultures -- culture for the most part.
We don't understand but we can pretend we understand as they say oh they're just like us -- on FaceBook.
-- what role do you think the clintons -- Think they play it the very beginning I think particularly obviously among young people.
They help -- little organizing tool in the same way that you know.
Maybe we have machines once did or two way radios or or CB radios or or the telephone.
-- but -- revolution since before this'll -- electronics.
Began and at a certain point.
If -- if something is going to happen in -- society is gonna take on its own momentum and so was.
What really sort of stopped all the Twitter and FaceBook talks over the past week.
Would wind me bark.
Shut down the main Internet providers and Egypt so no one could be on FaceBook and Twitter.
That the demonstration actually got larger for the has been good so maybe it's a -- -- part of the match the whipped flames but in the foreign takeover because what people really have genuine grievances -- are furious.
And a lot of them aren't taking.
Time to adjust -- FaceBook status.
Why do you think Donald front -- there are times -- -- -- what do you think this happened -- it did to me and wasn't.
-- -- -- -- -- Think Tunisia played a huge -- I think that.
-- more than you have social networking or anything else.
That that seemingly.
You know impregnable.
Dictated -- could be brought down.
I think in in the indeed they're if you if you see more more reporting it seems that -- did inspire.
A lot of those who want to trouble in the.
-- who's in charge and -- and now.
-- I don't even know I'm you know I should know but I don't know I'm not even sure it's someone.
There isn't a single leader.
And also by the way courses is this cease.
What happens -- all these countries and it's amazing.
To watch history just sort of you know unfurl like in the movie but it but it's it's.
And we don't know where it's -- leave him and it was a little -- trying to make make yesterday to that.
We just don't we don't know enough -- the you know we we.
We sort of its parachute into the Middle East when it -- fire and then parachute out again and you know we have a war going on Afghanistan if you look at the polls around the mid terms of -- -- like 3% of Americans everywhere just -- today out.
That's not a moral all of this is the -- our society works -- We're tuned in again and do you know -- but we don't know what's gonna happen.
Sinking as -- as a road to peace.
Eight years ago this march I guess is the anniversary of the beginning the Iraq War and we all watch shocked at all it was very exciting and -- sure you remember people follow we'd be out of there like in three weeks.
And we you know would we could be -- slam dunk and we just.
Kick is Saddam out and that would be the end of -- we didn't even know this insurgency.
That would keep this engaged for years.
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