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Daily Digest for 2009-01-18

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twitter (feed #3) 5:57pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@raminf it’s more a here’s-the-court and here comes a game kind of post
twitter (feed #3) 6:02pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Self-justifying discussions about journalism, whether old-justifying-itself or new-spreading-the-changed-rules get dull very quickly
twitter (feed #3) 6:14pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Watch so many non-political, non-government news organizations create stories related to the inauguration. Adding noise, not signal
twitter (feed #3) 6:14pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

At least one important aspect of journalism is recognizing when there isn’t a story…..
twitter (feed #3) 6:21pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@alevin does a "ritual" need annotation by sports pubs, tech, marketing sites? Some of the sanctity of ritual comes of separateness, no?
twitter (feed #3) 6:35pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

I’m still looking for RSS feeds of the Federal Register. Anyone know of a source? There’s a table of contents-only email list. Need RSS
twitter (feed #3) 6:37pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@alevin The New Year’s stories are programmatic and largely useless, too.
twitter (feed #3) 6:42pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Consultancy says handsets are too complicated, set-up daunting. http://bit.ly/YUVds
twitter (feed #3) 6:52pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@alevin Granted, the culture of celebrity is worse, but anytime the press goes programmatic, it is wasting people’s time
twitter (feed #3) 7:06pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jonl @alevin — Glad to be celebrating. Would like to see fewer me-too reports, which lay no foundation for citizen participation in govt
twitter (feed #3) 7:20pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jonl ++ to @alevin the mindless chatter of me-too stories prepares the way for less innovation, more sameness and reactive "gut" judgments
twitter (feed #3) 7:23pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@Ross I like a concert as much as the next guy, but legislative agenda for the next 100 days will set this presidency off successfully.
twitter (feed #3) 7:26pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jonl @ross — I’m hopeful, too. Hope everyone decides to pull together for a while.
twitter (feed #3) 7:28pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@alevin beyond OJ and that lot, the trivialization of news by making everything into a seasonal feature, a "series" and not covering events
twitter (feed #3) 7:51pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jonl @alevin — IMHO, "always wrong" isn’t reasonable. Usually one-sided. We can catch all the views, if we demand less fluff

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