I was recently covered by a variety of news outlets after a tweet I sent went viral. It was interesting to see the varied quality between different outlets.

BuzzFeed news was by far the highest quality — they actually did reporting. On the other end of the spectrum was Time and Newsweek. I would say Newsweek was easily the worst of all. They aggregated a couple of tweets, quoted from my blog post and wouldn’t even link to the blog post they quoted.

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I never heard back.

Don’t link to outside sources? Isn’t that the whole point of what aggregators are supposed to do? In other words, I see what you’re saying.

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