The Clinton Sex Scandal


Rare is a person that crosses the path of the White House without some
emotion of envy or awe. This building epitomizes world leadership and
unprecedented power. This renowned leadership may be the only association
made by certain countries, while in the United States many see an other
significance: Watergate, Whitewater, Kennedy's brutal and mysterious
assassination, and today, Clinton's "zippergate" scandal. When the
President of the United States takes oath, he gives up a part of his life.
His private life becomes the public's life, and they feel the right to know
what happens behind the Oval Office. Now the Presidency must battle against
Newspaper journalists, radio personalities, ...

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vulnerability and tends to question the actual power they can
actually exert. All presidents, at some time or another, became frustrated
at what they perceived as unfair treatment by the press, even while
acknowledging its vital function in a free society, and many presidents
have been a part of a scandal.

The current Presidential scandal with Monica Lewinsky had swept the Nation
overnight. It seems quite impossible to know just how it will all turn out,
and unfair to even speculate, but the media certainly seems to think they
possess that right. It is obvious that this story has changed the face of
journalism, has put online media on the map in a major way, and has made
life more difficult for newspapers forever.

First, let's take a look at how this story developed and how it acted on
the Internet. David Noack of E&P in his article "Web's Big Role in Sex
Controversy" does a great job of detailing the twisting path this tale took
from rumor to investigation to ...

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is austere; it
consists of a headline, links to news sources and some black and white clip
art. Apparently he is really quite well informed, he reads 18 newspapers a
day and he admires politics enough to go after both sides of the story when
the time comes. Drudge's contact list has been expanding far quicker than
his bank account he now has a huge following, with a mailing list of over
85,000 people.

This web journalist has such an impact on the Internet that last week he
managed to cause consternation in the White House and this was not the
first time. He flagged a story Newsweek had been sitting on for six months:
that President Clinton may have propositioned a White House worker ...

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