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Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

Google is rapidly transforming YouTube into a new corporate media outlet. John Stewart's masters are knocking individual posters off and replacing them with the "YouTube office" of the same old, same old big media companies.

Posted by Fnarf | November 27, 2006 9:42 AM

AIDS in Africa. The rest is conversation.

Seattle? Hmmm.. I would say the random shootings.

Posted by SeMe | November 27, 2006 10:05 AM

Wow, Reagan looks so gay in that cover. And I mean "gay" as in homosexual.

Posted by Catman | November 27, 2006 10:06 AM

Ryan Phillipe was 1966 man of the year?

Posted by Gabriel | November 27, 2006 10:12 AM

has the "blogosphere" won enough elections to be thing of the year? lamont and burner didn't exactly pay off.

Posted by factcheck | November 27, 2006 10:47 AM

Believe you me, after so much bravado from the DailyKos contingent re: Lamont, I have to admit that I enjoyed that they were taken down a peg in Connecticut.

My Blogosphere nod mostly covers the alternative media insurgency that's exploded in the past two years on-line and not so much the "NetRoots" stuff. But I do think the NetRoots folks were a factor in the D sweep ... if nothing else, for helping energize the Democrats. Dean as DNC chair is a child of the NetRoots ... and he certainly carried that spirit into the field this election season.

But I agree with you: The Blogosphere was a bit overrated as a giant force in the D sweep.

Posted by Josh Feit | November 27, 2006 11:05 AM

Webb? Tester? Both were candidates that the blogosphere backed against the party establishment in their primaries and went on to win. McCaskill was an early longshot favourite too before Missourri hit the radar.

Posted by Aexia | November 27, 2006 11:18 AM

Man of the Year: S.R. Sidarth

Posted by DOUG. | November 27, 2006 11:24 AM

He wont get it, but nice call!

True that on Tester!

Posted by Josh Feit | November 27, 2006 11:34 AM

i prefer the new nomenclature for YouTube: GooTube

Posted by charles | November 27, 2006 11:47 AM

Year of the Failure of the MSM.

Posted by Will in Seattle | November 27, 2006 12:02 PM

Mark Foley nationally. Quite an October surprise.

Posted by SB | November 27, 2006 1:26 PM

In 1936, TIME named their first Woman Of The Year. Sixteen years later that woman's niece (by marriage) was named Woman of the Year. FDR was the first US president named Man of the Year and since then every president except one has been named Man of the Year. Who are these people, Alex, and does anyone care? Hmmmm....2006 - how about the Citizens of Baghdad? Rep. Rahm Emanuel?

Posted by JENNY KENNINGS | November 27, 2006 2:40 PM

Not sure about the ladies, but I doubt Ford was ever a Man of the Year.

Posted by DOUG. | November 27, 2006 3:35 PM

Well, the current Ford would be Failure of the Year, but I think Bush and Rove beat him to it.

Posted by Will in Seattle | November 27, 2006 5:11 PM

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