Some of you may have seen Maureen Dowd’s op-ed about Twitter in Tuesday’s New York Times.
Geoff Manaugh makes an excellent case for the other side of the story, In Defense of Twitter.
There are several chuckles in Manaugh’s post, amidst the more substantive arguments:
[W]ill Dowd soon also be writing an editorial that excoriates lonely teenagers for writing down their thoughts on paper? After all, she bizarrely implies, “high-school girls” shouldn’t be allowed access to new forms of writing technology, so she must have been apoplectic when cheap pens and affordable notebooks first arrived in the office supply store: suddenly anyone, even blonde girls, could be writers.
Read the article for yourself and let me know what you think.