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So obviously there are alot of news sites out there. Which one do you guys use most and why? Which do you think works the best in Safari or is the most Mac-compatible?
 

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I love Google news. They're the best, in my opinion.
 

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trpnmonkey41 said:
I use cnn.com
I knew I was forgetting one of the biggies in the poll. Let me go add it ....
 
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Google and BBC are my favorites. /. is amusing but so heavily skewed in view that I don't even consider it a news site anymore. (It used to be informative though.)
 
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whats wrong with slashdot? I usually check that and fark regularly.
 
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Slashdot

I like my news heavily biased with tons of duplicate articles and trollish comments.
 
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meltbanana314 said:
Slashdot

I like my news heavily biased with tons of duplicate articles and trollish comments.
I see you are a regular reader as well. :p
 
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I use CNN, I think they cover a very large variety of topics and are generally good about not being really biased.
 
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BBCNews all the way. The best feature is the news videos.
 

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I really like the BBC news website. I wish they had a US version. I mean I know they have "Americas" but it's not the same.
 
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what about ESPN.com??
 

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Well the poll is about general news sites, not topic specific (e.g. sports, computers, etc)
 

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I look at ABC7news, CNN and USAtoday.
 
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BBC news is really good but I like Google news the best as it's just a mix of lots of different news sites and usually has some interesting things to read. I also like to look at cnet (http://news.com.com/) for tech news.
 
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I always check my local paper's online site, usually just check the front page and the police report section.
 
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