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Media Descends on YearlyKos

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Posted on Jun 10, 2006
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The Las Vegas venue of the annual YearlyKos blogger conference.

The DailyKos-hosted annual blogger conference, taking place this weekend in Las Vegas, is attracting a gaggle of traditional-media reporters—not to mention politicians, fundraisers and political operatives.


As you may have noticed, blogging has been a bit lighter than usual. The ThinkProgress team is at the YearlyKOS convention, held at the fabulous Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas.

There are about a thousand bloggers and blog readers here. But the place is also overrun by journalists. Organizers ?put the ratio of conference-goers to reporters at eight to one.? (At the media training we hosted yesterday, we were outnumbered by reporters from The New York Times.) I?m not exactly sure why so many of them came, so I decided to review what they?ve written so far:


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