CNN Brings Bloggers to D.C. for Election Night

I'll be in Washington, D.C. with a bunch of liberal and conservative bloggers on election night, courtesy of CNN.

CNN’s Internet reporters Jacki Schechner and Abbi Tatton will host the first “CNN E-lection Nite Blog Party” at Tryst, a Washington, D.C. hotspot for young politicos. The party will gather many of the top political bloggers from across the country to blog together. Some of their analysis will appear in segments on-air and in reports online, including on CNN Pipeline, CNN.com’s premium live video news service.

We'll be blogging the results and news tidbits live -- it should be a lot of fun.

Atrios, Christy of Firedoglake, John of Crooks and Liars will also be there.

The cable news network plans to host more than two dozen bloggers from across the political spectrum — including sites like RedState and Daily Kos — at a Washington Internet lounge where they can monitor the election returns on a slew of flat-screen televisions. (Each blogger will get his or her own monitor, which can be tuned to any channel.) There will be free wireless access — and plenty of food and beverages, natch.

Subscribers to CNN Pipeline, the network's broadband service, will be able to monitor the happenings at the blog party through one of the online channels, which will be dedicated exclusively to footage from the event.

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    Good point (none / 0) (#1)
    by Che's Lounge on Mon Oct 30, 2006 at 09:43:00 PM EST
    Over at C&L they are questioning whether the liberal blogs should be coddled by the MSM. I realize there will be a mix of hosts. IMHO the general population should be weaned off of MSM anyway and what better way to do it than letting them see the blogs in action.

    hmmmmmm (none / 0) (#2)
    by cpinva on Tue Oct 31, 2006 at 01:48:35 AM EST
    might be the closest i'll ever be to meeting you in person. lol

    nah, don't worry. though distance wise it isn't that far, as a general rule, i try to avoid D.C. like the plague, if at all possible. traffic on 95, regardless of day or time, is always atrocious, and parking downtown is worse than a crap shoot.

    have fun. hopefully, i'll get to see you on cam.