Re: Great new news service

Wendy J. Mattson (
Tue, 8 Jul 97 13:48:38 -0700

Re: Today's Papers

Rohit opined:

>> This is the coolest news service I've found since I discovered Matt
>> Drudge 2 years ago. This guy reports on the cover stories from
the NYT,
>> WSJ, LAT, USA Today, and the Washington Post, and he posts the
stuff at
>> 12 AM Pacific time

>Ditto! Way cool report; fills in the comparative news gap I
>have regionally; and it's easier than staying up until 4AM for
>the wacky gang at ABC World News NOW!, wherein they paste
>together faxed replicas of the early editions :-)

Yeah, I like it too, but I'd like it better if they would fix the
italics-coding errors. :-)

(As Dan knows, I already wrote to Scott S., the reporter, and
explained that I was using OmniWeb 2.0, and seeing major chunks of
inadvertently italicized text in 3 news stories/summaries.)

>now if only they'd distribute by retro-push. Say, fax it every
>AM :-)

I'd like email better than fax. Craig Newmark of Marimba sends his
moderated postings individually or in digest form daily via email,
and everything posted also goes up on his site
( very soon -- within 12-24 hours.

Wendy Mattson
Editor, Sirius News