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7/7/7 and why media needs crowdsourcing

A (now increasingly rare) return to network news reminds me of a key driver for crowdsourcing in news: quality. What on earth makes Katie Couric think that the best authority to interview on the significance of the number “7” (apropos the 7/7/7 date) is a “numerologist”? Why not a historian, or an astronomer, or a …

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