From: Tonie Putter (email@example.com)
Date: Wed 08 Feb 2006 - 21:38:16 GMT
I have been trying to see the cartoons themselves on the web. They are
difficult to find and apart from frustrating me inasmuch as I would like to
see for myself what all the fuss is about, this difficulty suggests that the
cartoon meme is finding it much, much more difficult to 'propagate itself'
on the www compared to other memes.
Questions: (1) where can I actually see the cartoon meme; and (2) is there
really an active process that is inhibiting the spread of this meme in a way
that is categorically peculiar to this specific meme?
> From: Douglas Brooker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Reply-To: <email@example.com>
> Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 20:57:39 +0000
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Cartoon meme
> Keith Henson wrote:
>> For those who have been following the new, the cartoon meme (for want
>> of a better term) has reached a fairly high fraction of the
>> susceptible population after a build up that goes back several months.
> the reactions suggests that this is an outbreak of an existing meme
> rather than a new one.
> I'm not sure what names have been given to the memes that this is a
> reaction to. any suggestions?
>> I don't know exactly how to plot this over time, but it obviously
>> started small. As a data point there were just short of 1000 news
>> stories that the US version of Google News listed today.
> sort the googlenews search by date and go to the last page. I got
> reports dated 5 Feb about a Christian press in Florida publishing the
> cartoons. Nothing earlier.
> here's a timeline from BBC, date of publication was 30 September.
> latest story at the guardian.co.uk is that the original paper in Denmark
> is joining up with the Iranian paper that's having a holcaust cartoon
> contest - they're hoping to publish the winning entries jointly.
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