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  1. John_Force

    John_Force 16xNHRA Funny Car Champ TFW2005 Supporter

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    This website is safe for work.
    Newsmap
    Basically, it outlines all the day's top stories in a grid like format with colour coded format that relates to what field of new's it is.
    Just check it out. You won't be disappointed.
    There's also a bar on the top that allows you to filter by country.
     
  2. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    What is the basis for categorization and size? It shows Google News only...and is organized by "bigger stories"?

    Bigger story in what way, exactly? Number of clicks? If so, then it's self-enforcing. More clicks make it bigger, leading to more clicks.

    In other words, does this actually mean anything?

    - Coeloptera
     
  3. Team Jetfire

    Team Jetfire Pop-POP!

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    Ugh....

    There is such a thing as too much news.
     
  4. Joe Moore

    Joe Moore Is Not Jim... Administrator

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    In concept, it's an interesting idea. In practice it is terrible.
     
  5. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    I sort of like it myself.
     
  6. John_Force

    John_Force 16xNHRA Funny Car Champ TFW2005 Supporter

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    Bigger Icon, More Recent news.
    I thought, personally, that it's pretty sweet. I'm more of a visual person.
     
  7. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    But that's effectively meaningless.

    Recent equals large? Big deal. All that means is to reenforce the vapid, half-empty 24-hour news cycle where they need something to fill air so they beat anything into the ground.

    More people need to watch the movie Network, it was freaking prescient.

    - Coeloptera
     
  8. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    More people need to watch Brasseye. As the media gets more and more up it's own arse, that show becomes more and more accurate.

    So does this thing mean we can expect more misery delivered to GD on a regular basis?
     
  9. KnightSaberAmi

    KnightSaberAmi Nyan Nyan

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    I'm gonna add it to the list of sites I visit besides Drudge, MSN, and Fox
     
  10. Sizzle

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    JEEZ, my eyes!!!

    Who designed that horrid clusterfuck of a website, Ray Charles?
     

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