Bloggers drive hoax probe into Bush memos

ZDNet> Forget the political conventions. When history books are written, bloggers’ real contribution to the 2004 election may well turn out to be in providing leagues of amateur sleuths to fact-check political controversy.

For the last 24 hours, the Internet has been abuzz with bloggers’ claims that the memos about President Bush’s time in the National Air Guard publicized by CBS were actually a hoax. Keepers of online journals around the country have been analyzing the memos in excruciating detail, comparing the notes’ typography to the technical specifications of early 1970s typewriters. read more>

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