1_26opart.large.jpgThe New York Times has an op-ed piece about using YouTube to fight Al Qaeda’s increasingly popular “brand” of viral video terror or something: “The genius of Al Qaeda was to combine real-world mayhem with virtual marketing. The group’s guerrilla media network supports a family of brands, from Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (in Algeria and Morocco) to the Islamic State of Iraq, through a daily stream of online media products that would make any corporation jealous.” We didn’t actually read the whole thing through, being more impressed with this eBoy-like pixel version of Osama bin Laden. |NYT|