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Continued: Life imitates movies as Boston drama plays out

  • Article by: JOHN RASH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 27, 2013 - 7:59 AM

Today’s cyberculture can create, and unleash, demons. And angels, too, as evidenced by overwhelming online support for Boston, as both city and symbol. “#BostonStrong” was a top-trending hashtag, but one didn’t have to be on Twitter to feel it.

The Internet is just a tool. Like a hammer, it can be used to build or destroy. As with all media, it’s what we do with it that matters.

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John Rash is a Star Tribune editorial writer and columnist. He can be heard at 7:50 a.m. weekdays on WCCO Radio, 830-AM. On Twitter: @rashreport.

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