Breaking the 140-character barrier is going to take a kind of stamina I have never tried to muster
With Twitter, Facebook and other blogging platforms, every written word and published item is increasingly rushed. That’s why I have decided that it will be an interesting experiment to try to slow down and write something that has length and, hopefully, longevity.
AS a modern journalist, I have been trained to have a short attention span. Twitter has taken that to a whole new level. It’s a self-styled “micro-blogging” platform and lets you share the interesting things going on around you in 140 characters in an instant.
But I have been thinking seriously about trying to write something more substantial than a tweet or a few paragraphs of a blog.
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