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

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.”