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1. No, you are not. The problem is that so many news aggregators are being counted as news sources at LBN.
Wed May 22, 2024, 11:48 AM
May 22

Thanks for saying something. DU needs to change its rules about that.

It might take Rawstory several days to steal a story from someone else and present it as its own. That doesn't make the Rawstory account worthy of posting in LBN as something that just happened.

I rely on news aggregators, but it's something that requires care. Yahoo! gets stories from Bloomberg and Reuters, so I can see who the real source is. MSN's only criterion seems to be that the source has a pulse. It takes in junk from anything that makes it over the doorstep.

Thanks again, and good morning.

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