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Inside Breaking News: Whitney Houston news drives mobile visits

breakingblog:

Whitney Houston’s death Saturday night took many people by surprise. Unlike other recent high-profile deaths, like those of Steve Jobs and Etta James, this news seemed to come from out of the blue.

AP was the first traditional organization to publish an alert with the news that night,…

This is really interesting. I learned about this on my cell phone as well… and one of the resources I checked was breakingnews.com on FB, Twitter and the site. (I wasn’t going to post it to KOMU.com or its social spaces without multiple national outlets confirming the information.)