Someone at thinks this is headline news: CNN, Kutcher battle for 1M Twitter followers:

The race for one million followers on Twitter is on, with CNN in one corner and Ashton Kutcher in the other.

Just a few weeks ago, no one was close to reaching that benchmark. Now, as users have flocked to the increasingly popular microblogging site, the numbers have grown.

CNN’s breaking news feed ( is in the lead, with more than 945,000 followers as of late Wednesday. Britney Spears and Kutcher were neck-and-neck in second, both with around 910,000 followers.

How does something so inane become a headline news story? Has the CBC begun hiring news editors from Fox News?

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