Monday, June 15, 2009

Gawker - CNN Debates Twitter's Relevance While Ignoring Important World Events Being Reported on Twitter - twitter

"On Saturday, as things turned from bad to worse in Iran as thousands of protesters took to the streets in anger to revolt against the sham election in that country, CNN, a cable news network that rose to prominence largely because of its reporting of strife in foreign lands, was virtually silent about the uprising on television and on the web. As pointed out by ReadWriteWeb's Marshall Kirkpatrick, 'hours after Iranian police began clashing with tens of thousands of people in the street, the top story on remains peoples' confusion about the switch from analog TV signals.'"

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