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CNN Debates Twitter’s Relevance While Ignoring Important World Events Being Reported On Twitter

Over the weekend CNN was blasted for their lack of coverage regarding the Iranian election.  And perhaps rightfully so.

Over the weekend CNN’s Howard Kurtz asked America the burning question, "are we going overboard with this Twitter business?" Meanwhile, CNN virtually ignored an event overseas with the potential to alter world history, an event reported extensively by Twitter users.

And just how bad was CNN worked?

CNN’s lack of coverage of the burgeoning revolution in Iran and the highly questionable re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, arguably America’s leading bogeyman at this moment in time, didn’t go unnoticed on Twitter, where the hashtag "#CNNFAIL" spread like wildfire and was one of the site’s trending topics for a large portion of the day.

CNN has had no comment, but promises to respond very soon via some sort of hologram.

h/t The William Beutler