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Newspapers reporting what they read in Social Media

Artis struisvogel leest krant van oppasser / Ostrich reads newspaper of caretaker

I just love this news release on the local newspaper website:

TweetStory

It’s fantastic to think that some news editor somewhere saw a Tweet and decided that a 3-line news article was needed, without any context, any investigation, any journalistic value. No wonder newspapers everywhere are struggling …

One Response to “Newspapers reporting what they read in Social Media”

  1. Karen says:

    It is hard to know what to believe. You can’t take a source for the truth.