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'Jena Six' Story Gained Momentum Online


The "Jena Six" are still in the national spotlight, but it took several months for the racially charged story to get picked up by the mainstream media. The story simmered on blogs and social networking sites for months, gradually building an online life of its own.


Shawn Williams, blogger at the Dallas South Blog

Steven Holmes, national editor for The Washington Post

Keith Woods, dean of faculty at the Poytner Institute

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