Hey, Washington Post—It's Called Social Media

It's been a while since we had a blowup among traditional media entities about using Twitter and other social media, but now The Washington Post (WPO) has provided yet another compelling example of how newspapers in particular aren't really getting the whole "social" aspect of the social-media phenomenon. This was easy to forgive a year or two ago, when Twitter was relatively new, and social media was unfamiliar territory, but it's really hard to cut The Washington Post or its brethren much slack at this point. Now it almost seems like they don't want to get it.

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