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Jon Stewart Points Out the Downside of TV’s Twitter-Love

Published on July 28, 2011
by Peter Kafka

Excellent twofer from “The Daily Show” last night: Deflating Twitter and TV news in one three-minute segment.

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Bonus factoid: When this segment aired on the East Coast last night, @ladybigmac — whose profile describes her as a “political junkie that likes to watch golf and NASCAR races” — had 19 followers. As of 7:44 am, she has 1,397. She may not be aware of her newfound celebrity, though: She’s been tweeting to @cnnAM all morning, but has yet to acknowledge her national shout-out.

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