When it comes to breaking news events, or even staged events like an Apple gadget announcement, the best way to follow what’s happening in real-time is to be online and on social media. At times like these, cable TV and local TV falls short. With so many people on social media, there’s an army of eyewitnesses giving you every detail. So what’s your favorite way of experiencing a live event? Live-blogs? Livestreaming on YouTube? Or do you prefer a more produced experience on TV? Vote in our poll and share your thoughts in the comments below.Related
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