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  I Explain Why ‘The Internet’ Doesn’t Suck  
 
 
Posted 2006-10-25 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
If you're within broadcast range of Ontario public TV station TVO today, you can catch me on The Agenda in a 40-minute discussion about the degree of suckitude present and/or lacking in "The Internet." The discussion was arranged after Maclean's magazine writer Steve Maich stole the cover of this week's print edition with the provocative declaration that "The Internet sucks." Maich's article takes an incredibly one-sided view, and there's so much I could easily pick apart here, but I'll wait until tonight's segment. Producer Daniel Kitts tells me that tonight's guests not only include Maich, but the McLuhan Centre's Liss Jeffrey (others TBA). The segment airs at 8pm Eastern Time, but will also be available as a podcast.
 
     
 
   
 
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