Some 500 journalists gathered Wednesday at the Time-Warner Cable Arena, some from news outlets as far away as Japan and Qatar, to get a look at the site of the Democratic National Convention that will be held in 232 days.
These were not the media stars Brian Williams or the George Wills. These were mainly the technical geeks who will handle the production and the logistical end.
The arena still looks like a place where bad basketball and minor league hockey is played, rather than the venue for the convention that will re-nominate President Barack Obama. Read the full column here.