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Politician's Wife Sally Bercow Set To Be Sued By Lord McAlpine Over Twitter Defamation

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The speaker's wife, not known for being shy and reserved on Twitter, are to be sued by the man wrongly outed as a pedophile by the BBC and Twitter users. Lawyers for Lord McAlpine, the man wrongly accused of being a child abuser by the BBC, is to sue...
Politician's Wife Sally Bercow Set To Be Sued By Lord McAlpine Over Twitter Defamation
CHART OF THE DAY: Twitter Just Isn't Mainstream

Cyberwar With China Is Here, Like It Or Not

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“Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.” Benjamin Franklin wrote that. “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” The Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu wrote that. Both come to mind as the world is waking up a newly disclosed body of evidence from the...
Cyberwar With China Is Here, Like It Or Not

Twitter expected to open Australian office as executives fly into the country

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To test the waters in Australia, Twitter executives are traveling there to meet the country’s media organizations, sporting bodies, and top users of the social network, StartupSmart reported. This comes amid suggestions that the company will open an office in the country soon. Popular Australian Twitter users have been invited to...
Twitter expected to open Australian office as executives fly into the country
New hope for newspapers that's really more depressing than anything

With iOS Status On The Ropes, Google To Show “Next Dimension” Of Google Maps

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Google is inviting various media organizations to see “the next dimension of Google Maps” at an event next week in San Francisco. And the timing is just as interesting as what Google plans to show. The event will take place on June 6th, just days before Apple is expected to...
With iOS Status On The Ropes, Google To Show “Next Dimension” Of Google Maps

The New King Of Web Optimization? Optimizely Has Run 100K A/B Tests On More Than 1B Visitors

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Optimizely co-founder and CEO Dan Siroker shared some big numbers today about the A/B testing service’s growth. Let’s go with the biggest one first. Siroker says Optimizely, which makes it easy for websites to conduct tests to optimize their design and content, has now delivered those tests to 1,303,364,329 visitors...
The New King Of Web Optimization? Optimizely Has Run 100K A/B Tests On More Than 1B Visitors
Latest cry for help from public media advocates: "We need tax breaks"
Get ready for more media hacks, Twitter warns

French ISP Free Blocks All Web Advertising

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Free, one of France's largest Internet providers, now blocks Internet advertising for all users by default. Not coincidentally, they're in a very public clash with Google. A French Internet service provider (ISP) with more than 5 million subscribers has taken the unusual step of blocking most web advertising. ISP...
French ISP Free Blocks All Web Advertising

The New York Times Was Attacked By Chinese Hackers Over Four Months

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The New York Times has revealed that over the last four months, it was repeatedly attacked by Chinese hackers using methods that have been linked to the Chinese military in the past. The timing of the attacks coincided with reporting for an investigative article published on October 24 that revealed...
The New York Times Was Attacked By Chinese Hackers Over Four Months
From bloody war to social media's soft power: Storify's Bert Herman on the new news media
Facebook Interest Lists: The social newspaper done right

Storify Announces A Paid VIP Plan With Liveblogging And Collaboration Features, Partners With BBC

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Storify has become a useful tool of media organizations trying to capture newsworthy or entertaining social media conversations for their readers, with its ability to combine tweets, photos, and more into an embeddable conversation. Today the company is announcing a VIP plan with features designed specifically for “media organizations, publishers...
Storify Announces A Paid VIP Plan With Liveblogging And Collaboration Features, Partners With BBC

Google To French Media: We May Have To Cut You Off

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If you're like me, you may have thought that France was simply a repository for cheese-eating surrender-monkeys. It turns out that's not true. They also have a wonderful court system that doesn't want to understand the digital world. That same French court system also managed to make a complete mockery...
Google To French Media: We May Have To Cut You Off
White House calls for reintroduction of shield law to protect journalists and sources

How Journalists Are Using Pinterest

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Pinterest is quickly finding its way into the social strategies of media organizations large and small, even as the company itself is still figuring out its business model. Here's how they're using the virtual scrapbooking service. (This is part two of a four-part series on how journalists are using social...
How Journalists Are Using Pinterest

Publish2 Wants To Disrupt The Associated Press With An Online News Exchange

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Online news aggregation and curation startup Publish2 is today at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference launching a new product dubbed Publish2 News Exchange, with the ambitious goal of disrupting the entire reason for being of The Associated Press. The AP being the cooperative owned by its contributing newspapers, radio and...
Publish2 Wants To Disrupt The Associated Press With An Online News Exchange

PostDesk launches to give long-form journalism and online discussion a shot in the arm

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We’ve previously written that the death of the printing press doesn’t mean the death of the press. However, media organizations must evolve and work in new ways, a message that is starting to trickle throughout the press. Back in November, the UK’s Guardian newspaper reported a whopping 4m downloads of...
PostDesk launches to give long-form journalism and online discussion a shot in the arm

Not to be outdone by Twitter, Facebook launches its own real-time Election Insights tool with CNN

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Earlier this month, Twitter announced the Political Index, which allows users to track sentiment towards candidates around the upcoming US presidential election. Today, Facebook has announced an Election Insights product that does very much the same thing in partnership with CNN. The tool tracks the four front runners in the...
Not to be outdone by Twitter, Facebook launches its own real-time Election Insights tool with CNN

Storify starts to monetize with VIP, a premium plan for live-blogging, custom sources and more

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Storify is moving forward with plans to realize its business model. Today, the social media curator is announcing the launch of Storify VIP, its premium service designed for media organizations, publishers, or people interested in integrating the service deeper into their own site or app. In addition, the service is revealing...
Storify starts to monetize with VIP, a premium plan for live-blogging, custom sources and more

13 Cool Ways Brands Have Started To Use The Latest Social Media Craze, Vine

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Vine is a startup that was acquired by Twitter before it even launched. It's a mobile app that makes it easy to create and share animated GIFs. Since the acquisition was announced, a lot of people have started to play with the app, including a few big name brands and...
13 Cool Ways Brands Have Started To Use The Latest Social Media Craze, Vine
After heightened hacks, Twitter releases two-factor authentication

Did the New York Times Just Declare War on News Aggregators?

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The New York Times, like many newspapers, has been trying to find an online business model that works, including experimenting with iPhone and iPad apps, as well as a pay wall that’s expected to launch soon. Now, the newspaper company appears to be sending its lawyers after news aggregators...
Did the New York Times Just Declare War on News Aggregators?

Syrian Electronic Army Leaves Its Mark on The Financial Times

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To the steadily growing list of media organizations that have been attacked by the band of a digital pranksters known as the Syrian Electronic Army, you can now add The Financial Times. The London-based financial newspaper (and competitor to The Wall Street Journal, which like this Web site is owned...
Syrian Electronic Army Leaves Its Mark on The Financial Times

How Mitt Romney is to Mormonism what Tom Cruise is to Scientology | Michael Wolff

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Typically, Rupert Murdoch articulated what many are thinking but few will utter: there is 'something creepy' about these peopleTony Ortega is a very nice man who edits the Village Voice and who, for as long as I can remember, has sent an almost daily email blast about the scandals and...
How Mitt Romney is to Mormonism what Tom Cruise is to Scientology | Michael Wolff

WIKILEAKS: Something 'Extraordinary' Is About To Be Released, And 25 Media Organizations Are Preparing For It

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Some interesting tweets from Wikileaks this evening... It's been awhile since Wikileaks had anything real buzzy, so we're curious what it is. Please follow Business Insider on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:NEW WIKILEAKS: 'Internecine Warfare' Between Qaddafi's Children Is EscalatingJulian Assange Speaks After Losing...
WIKILEAKS: Something 'Extraordinary' Is About To Be Released, And 25 Media Organizations Are Preparing For It

Storify Aims For Marketers With its New 'Storify Business' Plan, Redesigns Free Version Too

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Last month, social media curation service Storify revealed its first paid plan, Storify VIP. It sounds like VIP is designed for large media organizations (the first announced customer was the BBC), but today, Storify is announcing that it created a more accessible, less journalism-focused option called Storify Business. “The new...
Storify Aims For Marketers With its New 'Storify Business' Plan, Redesigns Free Version Too

What Meg Whitman's HP Appears to Have Learned From Steve Jobs

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Among the many comments that Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman made during yesterday’s conference call with analysts, one in particular stood out to me. Here it is, emphasis mine. First is fixing our execution, ensuring we have the right systems, processes and people. This includes things like optimizing our supply chain,...
What Meg Whitman's HP Appears to Have Learned From Steve Jobs
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