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  •  Good point Catte Nappe, (3+ / 0-)
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    Catte Nappe, Don midwest, No Exit

    I rely on the snippet also.  If the information about the diary topic doesn't catch me, I move on.  I do the same thing with the diaries where the snippet is just a link to the same diary posted to the author's twitter account.  

    I know I'm missing a ton of well-written and informative diaries, but I'm also reading a ton of well-written and informative diaries that have encouraged me to click through via their informative snippet.

    However, due to this comment thread, I will make a point to catch TomDispatch diaries in the future.

    •  I too will give them a closer look (3+ / 0-)
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      Don midwest, No Exit, Pandora

      It's interesting, though, that they don't often (ever?) seem to get picked up by Community Spotlight either. Neither do the RH Reality Check postings, which has a similar model of various people contributing the content. And both tend to be "posters" who do not participate or respond to comments or discussion.

      "No one life is more important than another. No one voice is more valid than another. Each life is a treasure. Each voice deserves to be heard." Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse & Onomastic

      by Catte Nappe on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 10:42:21 AM PST

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