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Ellis Hamburger

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Venice, CA
Writer, Verge

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@hamburger — 16,842 followers, 23,272 tweets

“The idea that the value of a piece of news is defined by likes and comments.... is actually a profoundly ideological statement.... A newspaper wasn’t defined by how many letters to the editors it got.”
“it sure is something to see reading or watching news described as bad for our health. Reading, listening to, or watching information has been at the core of human knowledge transmission for literally millennia. We somehow survived.”
🤭🤭 “Journalists can have a real blind spot about social media because they conflate, for example, Media Twitter with Everyone Else’s Twitter.”  http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/01/if-facebook-stops-putting-news-in-front-of-readers-will-readers-bother-to-go-looking-for-it/ 
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