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(NPR)   "This week, these awful events have cemented the reality that the media is now everyone, anyone, with a computer or a smart phone, a Twitter account or a Facebook page"   (npr.org) divider line 16
    More: Interesting, Facebook, Twitter account, Twitter, White House Rose Garden, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Boylston Street, Bostonians, police scanner  
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2617 clicks; posted to Main » on 21 Apr 2013 at 3:51 PM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-04-21 04:07:32 PM  
2 votes:
This may explain why media outlets don't feel the need to verify before publishing.  Ain't nobody got time for that
2013-04-21 09:58:24 PM  
1 votes:
All I know is I was on Fark for 3 hours reading the updates as it was happening , and it was more accurate than any tv news outlet.
2013-04-21 08:26:21 PM  
1 votes:
One of, my pet, p,eeves is when, someone, uses too, many commas.
2013-04-21 07:53:34 PM  
1 votes:
So the media is as biased, uninformed, uneducated and pro commercial as twitter? Saw it coming.
2013-04-21 05:58:13 PM  
1 votes:
So I guess you'd say than anymore journalists are just

(•_•) ( •_•)>⌐■-■ (⌐■_■)

phoning it in.


/yeah
2013-04-21 05:31:54 PM  
1 votes:
...or a TF account.
2013-04-21 05:24:35 PM  
1 votes:
Every time I hear about somebody's Twitter 'followers' it makes me think of them as Jim Jones or Charles Manson.
2013-04-21 05:04:53 PM  
1 votes:

S.A.S.Q.U.A.T.C.H.: Imagine how much more free our country will be when our news comes from friends and neighbors on the spot instead of filtered sources controlled by capitalists.


Imagine how much more stupid our country will be when our news comes from friends and neighbors who never even graduated high school, and can't negotiate complex ideas and relationships.Folks who can't tell the number of sides in a triangle. Really.
2013-04-21 04:48:24 PM  
1 votes:
"This week, these awful events have cemented the awful reality that the media is now everyone, anyone, with a computer or a smart phone, a Twitter account or a Facebook page"

FTFU
2013-04-21 04:24:44 PM  
1 votes:
Imagine how much more free our country will be when our news comes from friends and neighbors on the spot instead of filtered sources controlled by capitalists.
2013-04-21 04:17:14 PM  
1 votes:
At the same time, how many laughs have we gotten because of it as well?

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/wish I remember who did this
2013-04-21 04:05:30 PM  
1 votes:
i151.photobucket.com

Seeing tv journalists read directly from Twitter or FB is about as lazy as one can possibly get.
2013-04-21 04:04:51 PM  
1 votes:
Cell phone cameras: simultaneously the best and worst thing to ever happen to police investigations.
2013-04-21 03:59:31 PM  
1 votes:
still better than fox news, amirite
2013-04-21 03:54:32 PM  
1 votes:
Well, just look at a bunch of lazy bored farkers compared to national news organizations.
2013-04-21 03:54:10 PM  
1 votes:
And with the same degree of accuracy.
 
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