Tweeting the News

In a space increasingly defined by Apple bloggers and their copycats, it is not only interesting to see another writer’s process, but also to see how that creator works towards such a different end product using largely the same tools as those obfuscating this space.

“Fundamentally what he’s doing is quite simple: he tweets, and he retweets. A lot. Sometimes he goes 20 hours at a stretch, collating from those he follows and passing information on to his eighty thousand followers. He often interjects questions or critiques, building on what he’s read and recruiting fact-checkers. The result can be simultaneously cacophonous, intimate, and illuminating.”