Mr Mark Schipper is a crime writer for Rogers Park and the local New-Star paper. His Twitter account named OurTimesProse tweeted about the Boston Marathon tragedy. This expletive tweet was reported on here at Chevanston a few days ago. A very disturbing way to learn about the news of the Boston Marathon Tragedy. This post was written today because this writer was shocked to discover that Mark Schipper (the owner of the Twitter account) wrote one of the best crime beats written (News Star). The future of journalism is not bright if this is acceptable behavior. Honestly at first this writer thought he was writing about a basketball game or sports. Not a tragedy or a major event.
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7/15/13 10:30 pm - Edited to de-escalate the article. Chevanston has been over the top many times and is not immune to criticism. Mark Schipper's name has been removed from the title. Chevanston would've welcomed if any blog or paper had ripped apart this blog. Only with feedback do writers and bloggers improve.
Tweets and Twitter are how people discover news today, this new form of communication shouldn't be held to any lesser standards than print media, television, radio or internet articles. Was very saddened to learn about the Boston Marathon Tragedy and it was made all that more bizarre to decipher what Mark was talking about, "sh*&" news. What is sh*& news? What was the sh&* news before this "sh$%"? As this was "more sh&* news".
|In Bizzaro world (Htrae) this am sh*& pappre|
|On Earth this is a newspaper|
(If you don't know what Bizarro world is please click here.)
Glad that DNAinfo.com and its Twitter Feed weren't around when this writer found out about 9/11. Some local journalist probably might have tweeted about "sh*&" news or F%$# the luck. How news is first heard is important. Everyone will remember where they were and how they found out about 9/11. That is what the Boston Marathon is for some people (depending upon your connection to the event).
|4/18/13 4 pm Mytimesprose wastes bandwidth|
tweeting study of sorority girl email.
Listening to the car radio on the way to work via NPR was how this writer first learned about 9/11. It was unbelievable, shocking. Glad that this writer discovered the news that way instead via an insipid tweet on a Twitter feed on DNAinfo.com. Currently this just isn't a good place to get news. Which is the whole point of the site isn't it? This does not bode well for the future, swearing and cuss words will probably become more and more prevalent. Until we are a society like something out of the movie Idiocracy.