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September 1, 2013 5:00 PM

Though ‘fluff’ sometimes generates lots of clicks, it isn’t the only news fit to publish

Social media users often criticize mainstream news outlets for running viral tidbits — “non-news.” But there are many considerations for a general-audience media company. It’s a gross mischaracterization to paint KansasCity.com as nothing but gossip and trash, though.

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