05/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Katie Couric Tweaks Twitter: Nobody "Gives A Rat's Ass Whether I Am About To Eat A Tuna Sandwich"

George Stephanopoulos, Katie Couric and other distinguished news figures were on the USC campus for the Walter Cronkite Awards on Wednesday to talk about the state of their professions, but it was impossible for the conversation not to steer to the crazes that have consumed most of media: Blogging and Twitter-ing.

Stephanopoulos, the host of ABC's "This Week" and a big adherent of Twitter, pointed out that that he has gotten ideas for questions from Twitter, and "it is a way for you to have a better sense of what is going on out there in the country."

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