October 7, 2004
It's for nerds, stupid
Amy Kucharik writes "Politics.slashdot.org, a new Web site from the technology and news forum Slashdot.org, could be a boon to political pundits who love seeing page views skyrocket after their story gets picked up. Insiders call it the "Slashdot effect." But the big debate could be over whether articles featuring Ralph Nader will siphon away page views from pro-Kerry story submissions, or will one lucky poster have their Slashdot story become Bush's October Surprise? Full story."