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Drowning in hype and hysteria, with
Michael Sam and Monica Lewinsky

Washington Times, by Wesley Pruden

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Posted By:MissMolly, 5/13/2014 4:58:57 AM

Memories can last forever. Americans of a certain age remember where they were when they heard the news that John F. Kennedy was dead, slain by an assassin. Most people remember watching Neil Armstrong take man’s first steps on the moon, and remember who they were with. The toppling of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, a date that lives in infamy with Dec. 7, 1941, is etched in the memory of everyone with a television set. So where were you when you heard that Michael Sam had finally been drafted in the seventh round of the annual player

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MirJoy, 5/13/2014 6:38:26 AM     (No. 9846485)

I am sorry, Michael and Monica, but nobody cares, and I am sorry to sound so negative so early in the a.m., but we have so many more important things to be concerned about in our own lives that we don´t have the energy to spare to be concerned about yours.

I admit I only read the headline and introductory paragraph.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 5/13/2014 6:48:21 AM     (No. 9846491)

Michael who?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/13/2014 7:44:24 AM     (No. 9846545)

A nugget from Pruden:

The “investigative reporters” (not so long ago a newspaper reporter was an “investigator” by definition) have decamped to Twitter, where they distill the results of arduous and expensive investigations to 140 characters. This works out to about 10 to 15 words, which you might think is not very many, but any more than that would exhaust the attention span of many Internet readers.

Headlines and sound bites. Anything "in depth" (aka, long, reasoned, detailed) gives most internet readers a headache.

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