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Guido Fawkes: Ten years ago today Drudge ended the reign of the media gatekeepers

January 18th, 2008Posted by in Citizen journalism, Editors' pick

On this day in 1997, Guido says, blogger Matt Drudge posted a story about Newsweek editors spiking a piece about Bill Clinton and intern Monica Lewinsky.

“His story ended once and for all the gatekeeper ability, if not the mentality, of the mainstream media elite. He later said: “We are all newsmen now.”

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