Monday, April 30, 2007

'Band Of Bloggers' Promises Uncensored Iraq Footage On

K.C. Jones writes on InformationWeek:

The History Channel plans to deliver military footage from Iraq and Afghanistan on its Web site.

Band of Bloggers is one of several original digital brands that announced Monday. The announcement from Nancy Dubuc, executive VP and general manager of The History Channel, signals a reliance on user-generated content and focus on current events as history in the making.

It is not clear yet whether the company will gain military approval or how it may develop policies to ensure that the content does not violate U.S. or international policies.

"At this time, it hasn't been officially finalized, so the clearance and rights are still being determined," Stephanie Pettinati, spokesperson for, said during an interview Monday.

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