Polls Vanish! Real Debate Ensues!

… No one knew how it had happened — how what came to be known as the Voxnix Worm had burrowed its way into the Web. But what was clear was that the media — old, new, social, anti-social — had to find something to fill the hours of air time, the millions of column inches, the zillions of megabytes, that would ordinarily have gone into the Niagara of polling data. [cont.]

Jeff Greenfield (NYT)