Brent Simmons makes the case for a News Diet.
RSS no longer delivers news to me. Twitter delivers news. And if I miss some, I don’t care that much. It’s quite easy to ignore a tweet as it scrolls by.
RSS delivers longer essays on certain topics to me. I’ve unsubscribed most of the standard “news” sites and focus on “meatier” sites.
That said, I should probably weed out some of my 1200+ feeds