Skip to comments.What Wrong With the Drudge Report????? (vanity)
Posted on 12/01/2009 5:57:47 AM PST by LoveUSA
What's up with the Drudge Report? The news is flat and the coverage is not as crisp as it used to be. Sometimes things of interest go unreported (cyber Monday, for example) but silly Hollywood stuff IS reported (for filler, perhaps). Sometimes the subject is repeated twice on the page; sometimes different articles on the same subject are filed in different sections of the page.
Ya can’t get good help these days... it’s a problem that a lot of people have... LOL...
They were invited!
Drudge has always concentrated on Hollywood stories. From the very beginning. I’m pretty sure he’s located out in Los Angeles.
Drudge is in LA.
My understanding is that it’s a small operation.
They are probably off for Thanksgiving.
Because of that fact I am inclined to cut him some slack. He was pivotal in my awakening!
Drudgereport not what it used to be. The guy has become LAZY, doesn’t update his page for days on end and misses out - deliberately or out of ignorance, on some of the big news stories of the day. I mean the guy doesn’t even have to write articles. All he has to do is go through user submitted tips and pick and choose whatever he likes. And now he doesn’t even do that.
The FreeRepublic.com link has been back up on Drudge for some time. Just an fyi.
I noticed a big change a few weeks ago...
>> I noticed a big change a few weeks ago <<
Maybe Drudge has eloped with Charles Johnson, and they’re honeymooning at one of Arianna’s spare retreats.
I have noticed that also. I use to pull up Drudge a number of times during the day for news updates and all to often there isn’t anything new on the website. Now I come here more often for updates.
I expect Hollywood stories highlight on Drudgereport; it’s always been that way.
Drudge currently links to FR. There was a period when he stopped, but the link is currently there in the left column two entries down from FOXNEWS.
He does have, at the top of his page, a story about Zero bumping “A Charlie Brown Christmas” off the air tonight. Charlie Brown was the best, most decent and most religious mainstream Christmas special ever produced for American television. I'm glad Drudge didn't miss the significance of the story.
If you want news, you come to FR.
Probably just like all other blogs.
I understand its still a blog...could be wrong.
They keep track of stories that get hits. Most popular are usually pop culture stories. Naturally they will run more of what gets more hits.
I thought Drudge relocated to Florida?
I too have noticed that he isn’t as current as he once was. I suppose success takes the edge off.
Good point. I rarely go to Drudge’s site. Why bother, when FR has it all and more.
He’s in Florida.
Matt Drudge now lives in Miami Beach. Hired editors do most of the work on the Drudge Report. This makes for differences in story selection and emphasis.
Drudge loves weather stories, too.
It’s been slow this week.
I remember that when I was tracking the healthcare bill throught the house and senate that Drudge was there with quick updates.
Don’t know about the move to FLA ~ who could blame him if he did move out of Cal?
I noticed that too. They definitely have gotten lazy over there. You can tell when Matt is hopped up on a story and really giving it his all but often they let obvious memes slide. I miss the Lewinsky glory days.
Say, do you happen to have any idea what he thinks of Governor Palin?
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