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Visiting the Borderless City: Traveling via the Internet
Unformatted Document Text:  18 . So many people were searching for information from the major news Web sites on September 11 that many of these sites became temporarily inaccessible (Hufstutter, Wilson and Frey, 2001). At the same time, the Internet proved useful for many who received email from friends and family in New York that could not be reached by telephone (Harmon, 2001). 19 . NYC & Company is the name for the New York City Convention and Visitors Bureau. 20 . The site also contained an announcement that New York City firefighters had been appointed tourism ambassadors. In this capacity they would travel to cities across the country, inviting people to come visit New York (NYC & Company, 2002). 21 . NYC & Company acknowledged the value of symbols connected to the September 11 tragedy in a statement at the bottom of their home page: ’"STRONGER THAN EVER" and the "INFINITY" logo are trademarks of NYC & Company, Inc.’ 22 . As a reporter for the Atlanta Journal and Constitution put it, ’Here, putting on a good party is as competitive as any grade school spelling bee, the kind of effort that’s rated not only by the amount of money spent but also by the number of celebrities in attendance and the number of paparazzi waiting to shoot them’ (Emling, 2002). 23 . Leslie Eaton in the New York Times satirized the isolation of the guests by inviting them to ’ditch the limo’ and see how ’the other 99 percent’ of New York City lives. ’For a genuine New York experience’ she suggested they visit Green-Wood Cemetery and a Russian Nightclub in Brooklyn (Eaton, 2002). 24 . While there were only twenty-seven-hundred delegates attending the forum, there were at least seven-thousand protestors (some claimed 25,000) at the largest protest on Saturday, February 2 (Jacobs, 2002).

Authors: Fotsch, Paul.
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. So many people were searching for information from the major news Web sites on September
11 that many of these sites became temporarily inaccessible (Hufstutter, Wilson and Frey, 2001).
At the same time, the Internet proved useful for many who received email from friends and
family in New York that could not be reached by telephone (Harmon, 2001).
19
. NYC & Company is the name for the New York City Convention and Visitors Bureau.
20
. The site also contained an announcement that New York City firefighters had been appointed
tourism ambassadors. In this capacity they would travel to cities across the country, inviting
people to come visit New York (NYC & Company, 2002).
21
. NYC & Company acknowledged the value of symbols connected to the September 11
tragedy in a statement at the bottom of their home page: ’"STRONGER THAN EVER" and the
"INFINITY" logo are trademarks of NYC & Company, Inc.’
22
. As a reporter for the Atlanta Journal and Constitution put it, ’Here, putting on a good party is
as competitive as any grade school spelling bee, the kind of effort that’s rated not only by the
amount of money spent but also by the number of celebrities in attendance and the number of
paparazzi waiting to shoot them’ (Emling, 2002).
23
. Leslie Eaton in the New York Times satirized the isolation of the guests by inviting them to
’ditch the limo’ and see how ’the other 99 percent’ of New York City lives. ’For a genuine New
York experience’ she suggested they visit Green-Wood Cemetery and a Russian Nightclub in
Brooklyn (Eaton, 2002).
24
. While there were only twenty-seven-hundred delegates attending the forum, there were at
least seven-thousand protestors (some claimed 25,000) at the largest protest on Saturday,
February 2 (Jacobs, 2002).


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