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Tech Loves Obama, and Obama Loves Tech: The Campaign Roundtables

allthingsd.com
Barack Obama is not known for being a schmoozer. In fact, he seems to have an aversion to kissing up to donors. But over the course of last year’s U.S. presidential campaign, he repeatedly made time for an unusual set of open-ended conversations with the technology industry. At fundraisers with...
Tech Loves Obama, and Obama Loves Tech: The Campaign Roundtables

What you don’t know about Rupert Murdoch

venturebeat.com
The latest issue of New York magazine carries a full-length feature article about News Corporation patriarch Rupert Murdoch. The article focuses on the Murdoch clan’s family infighting, but it’s also full of yummy data points for media watchers: Murdoch will turn 79 years old this month. Yet he shows no...
What you don’t know about Rupert Murdoch

How Beppe Grillo's social media politics took Italy by storm | Jamie Bartlett

www.guardian.co.uk
Grillo's Five Star Movement won 25% of the votes in Italy's election through mixing new technology with old-style activism"The mainstream parties are finished! They won't survive for long", announced Beppe Grillo, in typical style, on his Five Star Movement's online television channel late on Monday night. For a long time...
How Beppe Grillo's social media politics took Italy by storm | Jamie Bartlett

Lawyer fined $4.5 mil for Internet attacks on openly gay U-M student

arstechnica.com
Late this week, a federal court jury in Detroit awarded $4.5 million to Chris Armstrong, a recent graduate of the University of Michigan and the campus' first openly gay student body president, who was harassed and stalked by the former Michigan assistant attorney general Andrew Shirvell in early 2010. Shirvell...
Lawyer fined $4.5 mil for Internet attacks on openly gay U-M student
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