WaPo Outsources Nationals Coverage To Twitter

Once upon a time, the world got its news and information from large bundles of paper called “news-papers.” As I understand it, these “news-papers” contained all the previous day’s news as well as things like editorial commentary, Ann Landers columns, and Marmaduke. That’s right - you had to wait an entire day to learn what happened in the world. Hard to believe, isn’t it?

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What’s even crazier is that some of these “news-papers” are still printed today, it’s true! But today’s papers, like the WASHINGTON POST, aren’t the same old boring rags that your grandparents (and, like, older brother) used to read. No, they’re hip and cool and relevant, just like you! For instance, take this Twitter thing they keep hearing so much about. The POST is, like, totally down with it, man! And to prove it, they’re going to…use the social media service wisely to reclaim lost market share and regain profitability? Ha ha just kidding, they’re printing random idiots’ Tweets about the Nationals.

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