SNL and Palin Take Online Video to the Next Level

Election-related comedy bits have made people more comfortable with watching online. But will Big Media seize the moment?

It's all over but the inauguration. Barack Obama has swept to victory, and Sarah Palin can go back to moose hunting in Alaska. It was an election that broke all kinds of barriers, and few of us will soon forget it. Here's one barrier smashed you may not have noticed: Online video finally went mainstream, thanks to Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live, and, of course, Sarah Palin.

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