To hear the reporters who have just about flamed out on the minutia of the election campaign, you might start thinking this sounds a whole lot like indie writers trying to work the social media game. Working with Twitter, Facebook, etc. etc. can be addictive. And indie writers striving to develop their platforms are every bit as ambitious as newspaper reporters in wanting not to miss a beat.
This is the NY Times “Sweet Spot” Video Blog, and as usual they are definitely on to something. Is Twitter minimally filtered news and the apex of the informed citizen? Or is Twitter a means of shopping for confirmation of what you already know?
Watch the video and let me know what you think? http://nyti.ms/XvrFaF
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