MAY 2 2011
Posted by: ANDREW

OMG News

It was a historic moment. Osama bin Laden is dead. All of the pundits talk about how this will be a moment where we will say to future generations, “I remember where I was when I heard the news.” What really stands out, though, is the contrast between the spread of word of bin Laden’s death and that of another significant death more than 30 years ago, that of John Lennon. In an age before social media and news apps on smart phones and computers, people got their news through more conventional means of TV news programs and the newspaper.