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Chat with Alan Boyle, Editor MSNBC's Space News

From: Yvonne Hedenland <vonni_h@email.msn.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 13:07:08 -0500
Fwd Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 22:52:24 -0400
Subject: Chat with Alan Boyle, Editor MSNBC's Space News

MSNBC sees over 3.8 million hits a day according
to recent 3rd party audits and perhaps one of the
most popular sections is the Space News division
headed up by Alan Boyle.  Boyle brings an acute
awareness of the public's need for truth and quick
information to his role in presenting the news.

In his recent audio interview with the UFO Forum,
(available now at http://forums.msn.com/ufo)
he discusses how valuable the internet has been
in presenting instant feedback from the general
audience.  However, as we pointed out, is this a
two edged sword?  When incorrect information
gets rushed out in order to satisfy our needs, can
it damage our understanding of what is truly going
on in one of the most influential yet controversial
portions of modern science?

Join the UFO Forum and Alan Boyle on Sunday,
July 19th, 7pm, PT at http://forums.msn.com/ufo

The Briefing Room chat can be accessed by any IRC
client. The chat server name is publicchat.msn.com
and the room or channel name is #briefing.