This is from some years ago, but it is still a much needed reminder about the necessity of "slow news" in the light of today's despicable attacks: "the closer the information is in time to the actual event, the more I assume it's unreliable if not false" - Toward a Slow-News Movement /by Dan Gillmor
I love instant & fast news, but I'll always get my fill of "slow" news from the morning paper the next day. Though this might be different now The Independent is out of print.
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See also this for context (and another take on "slow news"):