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Viral Video: Colbert on How Jesus Was the First Tweeter

The very digital and very funny Stephen Colbert had a very good time last night riffing on Twitter’s upcoming IPO, “as one of the world’s top Tweetmen” (he does have more than five million followers).

In part of it, Colbert references a recent tweet by a Vatican official, who noted recently that Jesus Christ was the world’s first and best tweeter:

Here’s the Colbert take on it all:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald