Gizmodo bloggers equipped with some TV-B-Gone clickers caused a ruckus at CES as they roamed the floor and randomly turned off TV monitors while companies were trying to demonstrate their new technologies to booth audiences. Bloggers behaving badly may have caused some ramifications we’ll all want to watch as the social media tidal wave rises. Seems tradition and new media was coming together more an more — example was how NBC went all out at CES — but there are still holders-on or people who believe the social media phenomon will reveal more the ugly side of democracy than the more controlled era of traditional media. Let’s see what happens. Here’s a good post by CNET.
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