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It is and has always been a paper chat group, long before there was such a thing on the Internet-anyone can write anything and the reader is left to sort the wheat from the chaff.
Second, as the amount of available information grows by geometric progression, there will be a strong need for journalists to sort the wheat from the chaff and to help put events into context and perspective.
Whereas editors have long been seen by many as people who sort the wheat from the chaff and then print the chaff, he contends that if the West had heeded the dire warnings from foreign correspondents about the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, 9/11 and its consequences might well have been avoided.
With the plethora of Web sites rating everything from movies to electronics, students need to learn how to sort the wheat from the chaff, so to speak.
This would sort the wheat from the chaff among Japanese corporations.
Throughout this personally challenging odyssey, Cohen never loses her balanced, critical approach as she attempts to sort the wheat from the chaff, and therefore her evaluations seem more meaningful.
The ability to sort the wheat from the chaff becomes an absolute necessity if we are to increase our efficiency as demanded in today's economic environment.
They know how to quickly sort the wheat from the chaff and bring order to chaos.
Sam Allardyce has revealed the scale of the task as he tries to sort the wheat from the chaff.
It's always tough to sort the wheat from the chaff when purchasing online.
He said: "Every new song I write I gig it and it evolves generally and you can sort the wheat from the chaff pretty quickly that way.