Friday, January 15, 2016
After deadline helicopter crash off Oahu covered by Twitter
by Larry Geller
Stuff happens overnight. Since the daily paper has already been printed, the news that two Marine helicopters have crashed and burned off Oahu won’t appear until the next day—by which time it is already old news.
Twitter is on it, of course. For those who are still Twitter holdouts, this is but one reason to take the plunge: you can get news, if you care to read it, almost as-it-happens.