Elegy of the Day: For Digitized Staffers in an Analog World

The WaPo reports on the plight of Obama’s tech-savvy staffers…who, yesterday, found themselves consigned to offices that are, technology-wise, so 1998. Not good. On the bright side, though, (kinda), the staff members’ riches to rags tech transition yielded what has to be one of the best quotes of the day, courtesy of Obama spokesman Bill Burton: “It is kind of like going from an Xbox to an Atari.”

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.