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GOP Congressman's Staffer Outed In Online Propaganda Scheme

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The next time you see some thread where out of the blue a right wing apologist appears and starts making waves, you might be right in thinking he's a paid operative. This is especially poignant as republicans launch campaigns designed to discredit all non-right-leaning online web sites as being radical leftist training grounds.

A top aide to U.S. Rep. Charles Bass resigned Tuesday after disclosures that he posed as a supporter of the Republican's opponent in blog messages intended to divert and mislead his opponents supporters.

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Catholic School Principal: Students Blogging Get Suspended

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When students post their faces, personal diaries and gossip on Web sites like Myspace.com and Xanga.com, it is not simply harmless teen fun, according to one Sussex County Catholic school principal.

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Journalism Teacher Removed For Lewd Online Comments

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Boston Herald sports columnist, Michael Gee, A part-time journalism professor at Boston University was sumarily removed by the University after he published comments on a sports messageboard about how one of his students was "so hot" that it might interfere with his ability to properly deal with the rest of the class.

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Index of Blogger-Instigated News

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We here at BSAlert are going to keep a running tab of major news stories that were broken by non-traditional media sources (i.e. Bloggers/Internet). See "Read More" for the details and how you can contribute.

The truth is every day, major stories are "buried" by the mainstream media because they don't serve the interest of their executives or corporate sponsors. In many cases, the "Internet buzz" ends up becoming so substantive that even the mainstream must acknowledge these stories or call more obvious attention to their questionable journalistic standards. We're going to keep track of these stories to show that there are many superior sources of news and information than the corrupted mainstream institutions.

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Bloggers Gain White House Access (again)

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Nope, this time it's not another Bible-totin' gay prostitute James Guckert. What happens when a blogger gets a white house press pass and has their fifteen minutes of fame? Result: Reviews of the green rooms at all the major news networks.

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