Twitter is dying, having lost its early vibrancy and devolved into a platform that "feels closed off, choked, in a way that makes us want to explore somewhere else for a while," write Adrienne LaFrance and Robinson Meyer. But we shouldn't rush to write Twitter's eulogy, counters Will Oremus. Twitter's true impact, and its enduring value, is as a broad-based platform for news, and that isn't captured by metrics gauging the success of social networks, Oremus writes.

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