News Junkie Smackdown

Newspaper Readers and Web Surfers Face Off in a Podcast
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July 24 2009 10:16 AM

News Junkie Smackdown


After two days trading opinions, impressions, and mild criticisms online, Slate's team of news-consuming guinea pigs tries to hash things out in the recording studio. Tim Egan, Michael Kinsley, Michael Newman, Seth Stevenson, Sam How Verhovek, and Emily Yoffe talk about the difference between news on the Web and news in a newspaper.

To listen to the podcast, which was recorded Thursday, click on the player below. You can also download the MP3 here.

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