Michael Jackson Hospitalized - Update: LA Times Reports Jackson Has Died

doppelganglander6/25/2009 3:33:22 pm PDT

re: #104 zombie

Isn’t this just typical of how the modern world has become? We demand the news to be INSTANT — and mock any site that is 20 minutes behind the times.

In the old days, it took months for even the most important news to percolate through society (best example being in the War of 1812, when major battles continued long after the war was declared over in Washington DC — it took weeks for the news to reach the battle lines).

Juneteenth is my favorite example of that.