Digital Mudslinging

As the 2006 elections near, smear tactics are going high-tech in a bid to sway Net-surfing voters

Negative campaigning is nothing new during election season. But it has taken on a whole new digital dimension this year. In heated races around the country, candidates are finding new ways to bash opponents through social networks such as MySpace (owned by News Corp. (NWS)) and with new tools such as the online video site YouTube, which wasn't even around in the 2004 election.

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