Twittage narrows debate shock

Dana Milbank in The Washington Post on how Twitter encourages debate groupthink Twitter should deliver a diverse array of opinions to the news, but actually it causes “conventional wisdom to be set, simplified and amplified, faster and more pervasively.” In the debate, a narrative was set through Twitter as the debate happened. Milbank doesn’t fault the tweeting journalists, “but our political dialogue may lose something because of this pre-publication and pre-broadcast collusion.”

http://m.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-trending-on-twitter-groupthink/2012/10/23/130f6208-1d54-11e2-9cd5-b55c38388962_story.html

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