Blogwatch: Dec. 5, 2005

As CNN televised Dick Cheney's speech attacking Iraq-war critics last week, a black X flashed across his face for a total of 0.14 seconds. It took outraged conservatives only slightly longer to post allegations of media bias, with THE FILTHY ONE dubbing CNN "the al-Jazeera of the West." But skeptics accepted the network's apology for the glitch--"a dumb one," noted blogger MICHELLE MALKIN--after some graphic-savvy sleuthing at THE DAN REPORT. By revealing the underlying production notes that explained away the X, the blog elicited the posting: "So no sinister plots. But I'll bet some control-room jockey is worried about his or...

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