Staying Informed Without Drowning in Data

January 20, 2009

Posted to wackomedia by: Bob Allen

Reporter Jenna Wortham gives a once-over to a bunch of tools you can use to (try to) filter online news.

“I’m a reporter and I write about the Internet. … What I do spend a lot of time doing is scouring the Internet for information and news. This is great because the Internet makes this easier than ever. This is also a huge pain because the Internet makes this easier than ever. There’s a never-ending sea of news sources, and if I just plunge in headfirst, I’ll probably get overwhelmed in minutes.”

Here’s a list of tools she covers:  Digg, Reddit, Propeller, Delicious, NewzNozzl, Addictomatic, Yahoo Buzz, BuzzTracker, BuzzFeed, Google Reader, FeedDemon, Bloglines, ReadBurner, RSSMeme, LinkRiver, Yahoo! Bookmarks, Tabbloid, Feedbooks and — of course — Twitter.

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