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Amanda Carpenter, former TWT columnist and speechwriter who works in Sen. Jim DeMint’s (R-S.C.) “Communications DepartMint” (as it reads on her Facebook page, get it?), has issued a warning (more a musing) to the media:

“Wondering how much longer the terms ‘new media’ and ‘social media’ can hold. You are either part of that or, um, ‘extinct media’ by now,” Carpenter writes in a weekend tweet.

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