Jacko: One Thousand Journalists On Site

By Brian 

> “More than 1,000 news representatives have applied for credentials, including reporters from Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Canada and Mexico,” the Associated
Press says.
“Outside the courthouse, hoards of news media gathered Sunday to pick up credentials. A line of reporters and technicians snaked around the building, some waiting up two hours.”

> “As jury selection takes place, a pool of only six reporters will be allowed inside; others will watch from an overflow room,” USA Today notes.

> And: Yesterday, “producers at CNN’s Larry King Live were trying to decide
whether to go with Iraqi elections or Jackson tonight,” USAT’s Peter Johnson says.

> Update: 2:40pm: ” The only question now is: Just how big a show is this going to be?,” Tim Rutten asks and answers (Via Romenesko)