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Infinite Hope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-28-06 01:26 PM
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16. No it isn't.
No matter when he announced, Americans weren't going to the TV to watch. By going on 3 networks that early in the morning, it ensured all those networks had their own coverage and would be likely to have the story on their news segments throughout the day. Then others will pick it up as well.

He had nothing to be gained by waiting. But he did catch millions who watch one of those 3 news programs each morning before work. Not only is that his target audience (workers) and caught all 3 networks at the same time, but the total that watched was in the millions. People watched him because they were already watching the show as part of their routine, thereby he reached millions who may otherwise not have watched his announcement - and important achievement.
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  -Edwards on all three AM shows Friday 12/29 ...start of 7am hour Gloria  Dec-28-06 12:22 AM   #0 
  - And he' s one classy guy  Erika   Dec-28-06 12:26 AM   #1 
  - this is poor media management  hijinx87   Dec-28-06 12:38 AM   #2 
  - Yeah, and it's unfortunate.  Ninja Jordan   Dec-28-06 12:39 AM   #3 
  - I was thinking the same thing.  hijinx87   Dec-28-06 12:46 AM   #4 
  - I think It Was Already Planned.... Who Knew Gerry Was Going To Kick  ChiciB1   Dec-28-06 08:58 AM   #10 
  - of course it was planned; but it should have been changed  hijinx87   Dec-28-06 10:02 AM   #12 
     - I Can't Argue With You Here... Still The Hype Was Out There That  ChiciB1   Dec-28-06 11:04 AM   #13 
        - a half a dozen posts is hardly a pile on.  hijinx87   Dec-28-06 11:38 AM   #14 
           - I Know... I Saw Them... They Were Nice... n/t  ChiciB1   Dec-28-06 12:13 PM   #15 
  - No it isn't.  Infinite Hope   Dec-28-06 01:26 PM   #16 
     - your screen name suits you perfectly.  hijinx87   Dec-28-06 02:34 PM   #17 
     - Further...  Infinite Hope   Dec-28-06 03:25 PM   #18 
  - News Flash ! Edwards fumbles on the opening kick off !!  jaysunb   Dec-28-06 12:53 AM   #5 
  - May nor be so bad,  JDPriestly   Dec-28-06 02:05 AM   #6 
     - no, it was a screw up.  hijinx87   Dec-28-06 08:13 AM   #8 
  - I saw his interview this morning  hijinx87   Dec-28-06 08:12 AM   #7 
     - Edwards is not the only one with a full range of positions  karynnj   Dec-28-06 08:46 AM   #9 
     - I've Commented On How He's Matured Since 2004 Before....  ChiciB1   Dec-28-06 09:00 AM   #11 

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