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Fast Chat: Reddit Immediately Jumps on Colorado Shooting, with Mixed Results

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss how an 18-year-old Redditor posting minute-by-minute updates reporting on the theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado outpaced most other news outlets. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the site’s front page. Lauren Ashburn...
Fast Chat: Reddit Immediately Jumps on Colorado Shooting, with Mixed Results
Fast Chat: How World Leaders Are Engaging in "Twiplomacy"
Fast Chat: Can a Judge Actually Force You to Divulge Private Tweets?
Fast Chat: Twitter Has a Brief Outage, and the World Freaks Out

Why newspapers need to lose the ‘view from nowhere’

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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett may be buying newspapers — a move that is probably as much about cash flow and real estate as it is a long-term investment thesis — but he can’t possibly buy them all, and that leaves the rest of the industry struggling to try and...
Why newspapers need to lose the ‘view from nowhere’
Fast Chat: Is the Press Putting Yahoo's Marissa Mayer on a Pedestal?
Fast Chat: More dual-screen users Tweeting and commenting during Presidential debates

Fast Chat: Will Kids Get “Addicted” to Facebook?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz take a closer look at whether kids will get “addicted” to Facebook, and if so, whether the company or parents should be responsible. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the...
Fast Chat: Will Kids Get “Addicted” to Facebook?
Fast Chat: Facebook’s Troubled IPO, Michelle Obama on “The Daily Show”
Fast Chat: Forget Press Releases! Why Folks Announce Their News on Twitter

Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs

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It’s no secret that NBCUniversal is in serious talks to buy out Microsoft’s remaning stake in the online news venture msnbc.com. All indications point to a deal happening, with some speculation that an announcement is just days away. If the deal goes through, we’ve wondered what will happen to the...
Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs

Fast Chat: Zuckerberg’s Fashion Faux Pas, Obama’s Endorsement a Political Ploy?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s laid-back fashion style and how it plays with the more conservative Wall Street crowd. Lauren and Howard also talk about Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage. Does it make a difference that some see the policy shift as a political...
Fast Chat: Zuckerberg’s Fashion Faux Pas, Obama’s Endorsement a Political Ploy?
Fast Chat: Why Growth of Mobile Internet May Be Breakthrough for News Peddlers
Fast Chat: Biden’s Gay Marriage Maneuver, Twitter as International News Source
Fast Chat: Turns out social media was huge during the election -- and hurt Romney

OLBERMANN ATTACKS: Al Gore's Network Is A Penny-Pinching, Incompetent Clown Show

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Keith Olbermann's team has wasted no time getting their version of his latest network departure into the public realm. First, Olbermann himself exploded on Twitter less than an hour after getting fired, accusing Current TV bosses Al Gore and Joel Hyatt of being incompetent and dishonest and vowing to...
OLBERMANN ATTACKS: Al Gore's Network Is A Penny-Pinching, Incompetent Clown Show

This Week in Video for ATD: Facebook Redesigns News Feed, Roku Gets a New Box and The White House Favors Phone Unlocking

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There was a lot of talk this week about Facebook’s redesign of its news feed, which was announced Wednesday, and new developments in the rights of consumers to unlock their cell phones. Also, Roku came out with a new box for streaming television content. Here’s a quick list of the...
This Week in Video for ATD: Facebook Redesigns News Feed, Roku Gets a New Box and The White House Favors Phone Unlocking
Fast Chat: Are Truth Goggles Too Good To Be, Uh, True?

Fast Chat: Is Google's "Legalize Love" Campaign a Smart Move?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss Google’s Legalize Love campaign, and whether it should be considered a stand for human rights or a possibly divisive political position. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the site’s front...
Fast Chat: Is Google's "Legalize Love" Campaign a Smart Move?
Fast Chat: Is the Internet Driving Us Crazy?
Fast Chat: Romney’s Rivals Dawdle, White House Dinner Spectacle, Microsoft Bets on the Nook
Fast Chat: Sarah Lacy Is Right, the Internet Isn't Driving Us Crazy

Fast Chat: Twitter Launches Political Index, But Does It Mean Anything?

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Howard Kurtz questions whether Twitter’s new Political Index really gives an accurate assessment of the political landscape. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the site’s front page. Lauren Ashburn Lauren is founder and Editor-in-chief of www.daily-download.com. She is...
Fast Chat: Twitter Launches Political Index, But Does It Mean Anything?

Best NYT photo caption blunder ever: La Pequeña Hilary Clinton

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Thank the gods of b0rk for this spectacular New York Times photo caption goof. By gum, if it isn't La Pequeña Hilary Clinton and La Pequeña Michelle Bachelet! Full image after the jump. (Washington Post via Howard Kurtz)...
Best NYT photo caption blunder ever: La Pequeña Hilary Clinton
Fast Chat: How Pols and Traders Are Using Google, Twitter for Big Bets

Fast Chat: Why More Seniors Online is Bad News For Old Media

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss how people 65 years of age and older have recently been flocking to the Internet, and what that means for the greater online community. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post...
Fast Chat: Why More Seniors Online is Bad News For Old Media
Fast Chat: Can Journalists Really Raise Money on Kickstarter?
Fast Chat: How to Catch Bloggers Ripping Off Your Stuff

Fast Chat: Why Romney Has a Monster Deficit Among Hispanics

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz dissect President Obama’s huge lead over Mitt Romney among Hispanic voters and the implications for November....
Fast Chat: Why Romney Has a Monster Deficit Among Hispanics
How Etch-a-Sketch Shook Up the Media
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