Found March 04, 2013 on
Many of you know that I am not a professional journalist. However, even I can figure out whether something is newsworthy. The whole notion that someone on twitter says something so I will report it is ludicrous. It is not journalism. Today, this was taken to all new heights. Let’s go through the background so you understand how crazy this is.
At 8:47 a.m. this morning, a guy named Adam Caplan (@caplannfl), from Poppieville, PA send out the following tweet:
Rams won't be using the franchise tag on WR Danny Amendola, but are considering other options in order to keep him.
The next tweet from Mr. Caplan was:
Funny/rediculous rumor is that they are considering using the transition tag ($5.194 M) for him as a TE.
I will readily acknowledge that Mr. Caplan did nothing wrong. Aren’t we all free to say what we want on twitter? If I later learn that Mr. Caplan wants to be thought of as a serious journalist, then I will take exception to his tweets. ...
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