Conservatives Branch Out With New Media Ventures

By Kelley Vlahos, FOX News

WASHINGTON – When conservative movies, music, YouTube videos and newscasts are considered “hip and cool,” you know the movement has come a long way.

So say attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, where a variety of activists have been taking it to the next level, utilizing social media like Facebook and Twitter — as well as technology that allows them to produce their own music, films, news and interview programs – and get it out to the public with virtually no overhead costs.

There are sophisticated formats like PJTV, an online broadcast offshoot of Pajamas Media, which started out as an online forum for conservative blogs in 2004. Andrew Breitbart’s Breitbart TV is here as well, offering interviews, news and gossip, spanning Washington, the Fourth Estate and Hollywood.

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