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Stilts Scoops Drudge, The Atlantic, and Reuters by … Two Years

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Matt Drudge and The Atlantic are hyperventilating, and Mark Hosenball of Reuters is bragging, about a Reuters“exclusive” report that DHS “routinely monitors dozens of popular websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, WikiLeaks and news and gossip sites including the Huffington Post and Drudge Report.”

There are just two problems with this exclusive news report. It isn’t news and it isn’t exclusive.

Readers of this blog could have learned exactly the same thing in one of my posts from, uh, February of 2010.

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