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49 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 28 March 2008 08:40PM

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Comment author: John 29 March 2008 05:34:50AM 1 point [-]

billswift, that's a really good point. This explains why newspapers can be bad--they arouse your curiosity, but on many different subjects, many of which are completely unproductive (such as the status of the US presidential election. For some reason, extensive coverage of voter opinion trends is within the realm of prestigious reporting.)