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The Merc buries the lede in its front page poll about the Net. Given the choice between clicking an online "citizen video" of a news event or watching it on the evening news, 70 percent would wait for the MSM report. The rest of the piece is as predictable as an Onion parody. Straight-faced blogvangelist Dan Gillmor deduces that "In a global economy ... innovation could come from anywhere.''

Poll: Internet now a big part of life [Mercury News]