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(Foreign Policy)   Reuters beats a hasty retweet   ( blog.foreignpolicy.com) divider line
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2012-08-09 01:16:19 PM  
its not news...seriously its just not news

/the internet is in dire need of better content
2012-08-09 01:48:18 PM  
I don't think you are who you say you are...
2012-08-09 02:10:19 PM  
In other news.

CNN to start backtracking in order to claim some of their past snafus were hacked by drunk aristocrats.
2012-08-09 02:19:44 PM  
I bet the perpetrator is hiding behind 7 proxies...
2012-08-09 03:02:22 PM  
...so I pulled out my adjectives?
2012-08-09 03:31:31 PM  

AlgaeRancher: its not news...seriously its just not news

/the internet is in dire need of better content

And someone is in dire need of recognizing that the Internet is no place for serious content. Being serious on the Internet is like Michael Phelps trying to win the 100m freestyle in a heavy dew.

/oh, wait.....
2012-08-09 04:15:06 PM  
I cannot help but read that in Homestar Runner's voice from the 'Army' episode/email:

Homestar: "Wreeetweeeeet!"
StrongSad: "Hold the line! HOLD THE LINE!"
2012-08-09 04:17:05 PM  
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2012-08-09 05:41:26 PM  
This is the face of 21st century war, ladies and gentlefarkers. In the long run, shaping the conflict in the media is just as important as shaping it on the battlefield.
2012-08-09 06:30:33 PM  
reports of rebel forces gaining ground in Syria

On a Reuters twitter? How could anyone tell the difference?
2012-08-09 09:15:52 PM  
FTA: The hijacked account was hastily renamed and immediately began falsely tweeting about a rebel collapse in Aleppo, then went on to accuse the White House of arming al Qaeda militants in Syria in an effort to undermine the regime.

At least half of that isn't far off.
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