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Malaysia detains Saudi for tweet

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Malaysian police detain a Saudi journalist who left his country after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a tweet....
Malaysia detains Saudi for tweet

Journalist recovers video of his arrest after police deleted it

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A Miami journalist has recovered video of police officers arresting him after it was deleted from his camera. The man was covering a police effort to evict Occupy Miami protestors. He plans to file a complaint with the police department and with the United States Department of Justice. On...
Journalist recovers video of his arrest after police deleted it

Sky News admits hacking emails of 'canoe man'

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Broadcaster says accessing of emails of John Darwin, who faked own death, was authorised by executives and in public interestSky News has admitted that one of its senior executives authorised a journalist to conduct email hacking on two separate occasions that it said were "in the public interest" – even...
Sky News admits hacking emails of 'canoe man'

Bio is Changed: Yup, a Web app that tells you when your Twitter contacts update their profiles

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Bio is Changed (BIC) pretty much does what it says on the tin. If you want to know when any of your Twitter contacts update their profile information – including biography and profile picture – this Web app will notify you. First up, you have to sign-in with your Twitter...
Bio is Changed: Yup, a Web app that tells you when your Twitter contacts update their profiles
Google discloses paid bloggers and journalists, says Stanford professor Mark Lemley is outside counsel

Twitter in account suspension row

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Twitter users criticise the network's suspension of a journalist's account after he published an NBC executive's work email address....
Twitter in account suspension row
Twitter alerted NBC about tweet that got journalist banned
Google's Eric Schmidt dances 'Gangnam Style' in Seoul (video)

Journalist Samantha Brick ridiculed on Twitter for complaining she is too pretty

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A "delusional" journalist has provoked global ridicule after writing an article entitled "there are downsides to looking this pretty"....
Journalist Samantha Brick ridiculed on Twitter for complaining she is too pretty

Anyone can do it. Data journalism is the new punk

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Can anyone be a data journalist? Simon Rogers on what we can learn from a 1977 diagramThis is a chord… this is another… this is a third. NOW FORM A BANDSo went the first issue of British punk fanzine Sideburns in 1977 in the "first and last part in a...
Anyone can do it. Data journalism is the new punk

Times editor apologises to high court judge for not disclosing email hacking

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James Harding tells Leveson inquiry he 'sorely regrets' paper did not reveal that reporter hacked police blogger's emailThe editor of the Times has apologised to a high court judge over the paper's failure to declare that a reporter had hacked into the email of an anonymous police blogger when it...
Times editor apologises to high court judge for not disclosing email hacking
Storify Brings Drag-And-Drop Social Curation To The iPad

Feds Find An Anonymous Fish To Fry

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You now can get hauled into federal court in the United States for sharing a link in a chat room, apparently.   Barrett Brown, the journalist covering Anonymous-related activities for news outlets like The Guardian, was charged late Friday with 12 charges including linking, identity theft and fraud related to...
Feds Find An Anonymous Fish To Fry

Malaysia defends deporting Saudi

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Malaysia defends its deportation of a Saudi journalist accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a tweet, saying it cannot be seen as a safe haven....
Malaysia defends deporting Saudi

'Beautiful' journalist Samantha Brick: "This bile just proves I'm right"

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A journalist who provoked a worldwide internet storm with an article entitled "there are downsides to looking this pretty" has defended her comments, saying: "This bile just proves I'm right"....
'Beautiful' journalist Samantha Brick: "This bile just proves I'm right"

Apple reportedly has a 7.85″ version of the iPad in its labs, but that shouldn’t surprise you

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Apple has a smaller 7.85″ version of its iPad tablet in its labs, according to John Gruber of Daring Fireball. The comment comes at 1hr 19 minutes into episode #86 of The Talk Show. The information about the smaller iPad came to a question from host Dan Benjamin’s question: “Is Apple...
Apple reportedly has a 7.85″ version of the iPad in its labs, but that shouldn’t surprise you

How to Get Bloggers to Write About Your Startup: Insider Advice

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It's every startup's dream - to get the attention of the people who matter. You might think that refers to customers or clients, or even venture capitalists or angel investors. Nope. We're talking about bloggers. Sure, investors and customers are vital to the success of a startup business, but few...
How to Get Bloggers to Write About Your Startup: Insider Advice

Saudi journalist facing the death penalty for his tweets reportedly to be released

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Hamza Kashgari, a journalist deported from Malaysia back to his native Saudi Arabia, where he was wanted on charges of apostasy, is reportedly expected to be freed in the coming weeks. Kashgari had posted a series of poetic tweets, sharing an imaginary conversation he was having with the Prophet Mohammed. The...
Saudi journalist facing the death penalty for his tweets reportedly to be released

How Advertisers Use Facebook To Figure Out When You're Pregnant (FB)

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Facebook got taken to task by Ad Age this weekend in a report that accuses the social network of being  "purposefully vague" about how it targets users based on their likes and interests. We told you yesterday that Facebook has more than 200 ways of tracking its users around the...
How Advertisers Use Facebook To Figure Out When You're Pregnant (FB)

AUDIO: Tributes to 'extraordinary' remote control inventor

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British inventor Trevor Bayliss and journalist Kate Williams discuss how the remote control has affected our lives...
AUDIO: Tributes to 'extraordinary' remote control inventor

Why we're all big data now

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Distilling the idea of big data into image form isn’t always easy — large data files and lines of MapReduce code aren’t exactly visually compelling subjects. Photojournalist Rick Smolan has taken a different tact, however, by focusing not on what big data is, but on who big data is. His new book, The Human Face...
Why we're all big data now
Virgin Media's London Underground Wi-Fi service is now operational

The battle to train a market: Instagram is what Facebook has been telling you guys to do for like a year, okay?

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By now, it’s probably been brought to your attention that Facebook bought Instagram for a billion dollars on Monday, valuing the two-year-old photo-sharing service at approximately $100 million per employee. Predictably, everyone is asking why. More than one reputable journalist has covered this story by referencing Facebook’s continued inability to...
The battle to train a market: Instagram is what Facebook has been telling you guys to do for like a year, okay?

PeerIndex taking on $3m to quantify influence, Glocer among backers

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PeerIndex, a service started by a former Reuters and Economist journalist to measure Twitter users’ influence in topics, is taking on its first full round of venture funding....
PeerIndex taking on $3m to quantify influence, Glocer among backers

Five steps to becoming a heavyweight Twitter fighter | Sarah Ditum

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Learn how to be a master of public pugnacity a la Giles Coren or an expert in online exasperation, just like Joey BartonThis week, Times columnist and professional snark Giles Coren found himself yearning for "the golden age when we wrote, they read, and that was it" after a vituperative...
Five steps to becoming a heavyweight Twitter fighter | Sarah Ditum

(R)evolution

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I love my iPhone. I love connectivity. I hate the resulting obligation of connectivity – and that removing one’s self from it now makes you the crazy person, the weirdo in the room. I recently saw a girl on some Bravo reality TV show the other day – entirely by...
(R)evolution

Twitter Reinstates Journalist's Account

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Twitter reinstated the account of Guy Adams, a journalist for the Independent newspaper, after he had been kicked off for what Twitter said a violation of its privacy guidelines....
Twitter Reinstates Journalist's Account

The Web 2.0 Summit, Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle’s Tech-Palooza, Is On Indefinite “Hiatus”

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The Web 2.0 Summit, the annual event jointly put on by UBM TechWeb and O’Reilly Media, will not be taking place this year. The conference, which has grown since its inception in 2004 to be one of the buzziest and busiest events for the web and new media upper crust,...
The Web 2.0 Summit, Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle’s Tech-Palooza, Is On Indefinite “Hiatus”

Facebook changes users' listed email addresses without warning

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Facebook rolls out new feature and replaces users' listed email addresses with '@facebook.com' alternativeFacebook has introduced its latest social media innovation – changing the email addresses posted by users on their profiles, en masse and without warning.In the change, which took effect on Monday, Facebook abruptly replaced the details users...
Facebook changes users' listed email addresses without warning

Infogr.am launches so you can create your own beautiful and interactive infographics

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If you read things on the Internet, like The Next Web, you’ve probably seen an infographic. The art of the infographic depends on how what data is being presented, how cleanly, and how attractively. A well-done infographic is more interesting than a text-only post of data. The only problem with...
Infogr.am launches so you can create your own beautiful and interactive infographics
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