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May 17, 2013, 3:08 p.m.
LINK: twitter.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   May 17, 2013

Robinson Meyer is tweeting up an interesting storm about the “death” of “tech blogging” — tied to Gizmodo’s announcement of some impressive new hires today. To get past the scarequotes, here’s Rob.

You could think of what he’s saying as the Revenge of the Liberal Arts Majors.

While we’re talking about multi-tweet runs, might as well link to Ben Mathis-Lilly’s defense of new media terminology.

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