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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Internet Girl’ Moment is Now an Internet Meme

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Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s preternatural fear and loathing of All Things Internet recently flared up during a press interview for The Newsroom. It has now been turned into a meme. Read More...
Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Internet Girl’ Moment is Now an Internet Meme
New trailers: 'Insidious Chapter 2,' 'Getaway,' 'Paranoia,' and 'The Newsroom'

LG unveils world's smallest wireless charger, preps it for global availability

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LG may have an obsession with hulking smartphones, but it's taken a different tact with its latest wireless charger, which is being hailed as the world's smallest. Christened the WCP-300, the pad juices up Qi-compatible devices such as the Nexus 4 (if you're not in the mood for a...
LG unveils world's smallest wireless charger, preps it for global availability

Happy Birthday, Breakfast - and newsroom computers

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Rory Cellan-Jones remembers the BBC's first newsroom computer...
Happy Birthday, Breakfast - and newsroom computers

How To Find Facebook Messages That Facebook Is Hiding From You (FB)

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Facebook has a pretty aggressive spam filter to keep messages from creepers, and trolls from hitting your Facebook message inbox. Like any spam filter, though, it's sometimes too aggressive, and grabs messages that aren't spam. (Maybe this is old news to some of you, but for a lot of us...
How To Find Facebook Messages That Facebook Is Hiding From You (FB)
How Lewis DVorkin's True/Slant transformed Forbes into a publishing machine

New York Times Juices Up Its Document Viewer

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The New York Times' new Doc Viewer 2.0 is, depending on what you value, either a pasted-on ornament of no real use to a typical news consumer, or it's an open-source, crowd-sourcing game changer. With information-taming technologies like search engines already at a reader's fingertips, there is debatable value in...
New York Times Juices Up Its Document Viewer

Um, Wasn't This The Original Purpose Of Facebook? (FB)

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Facebook has announced Groups For Schools, a new feature in which students can sign up for a school-related group based on their active school email address. Ironically, this is what Facebook started as: A place for university students to gather on the web. According to the Facebook Newsroom update,...
Um, Wasn't This The Original Purpose Of Facebook? (FB)

Does Setting Up A Paywall Suddenly Make Your Readers Erudite & Intellectual vs. Crass & Tacky?

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We've seen all sorts of bizarre defenses of paywalls for newspapers, but I think this latest one might be the strangest. Melanie Coulson, a senior editor at the Ottawa Citizen, which recently added a paywall, makes the argument that paywalls are needed to get newspapers to stop competing for pageviews...
Does Setting Up A Paywall Suddenly Make Your Readers Erudite & Intellectual vs. Crass & Tacky?
People Get Their News from YouTube, Apparently?

Andy Carvin on Twitter as a newsroom and being human

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By now, many people are familiar with the story of how NPR editor Andy Carvin used Twitter to create a kind of crowdsourced newswire during the Arab Spring revolutions in the Middle East last year, inventing a brand-new kind of journalism on the fly and in full public view....
Andy Carvin on Twitter as a newsroom and being human

Intel finishes crossing the Ivy Bridge with new desktop Core i3 models

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Intel has been staggering the rollout of its Ivy Bridge processors over the space of nearly half a year, starting with its higher-end quad-core chips; it's finally time for the company to complete the story and ship some budget Core i3 desktop parts. The semiconductor giant is coy about...
Intel finishes crossing the Ivy Bridge with new desktop Core i3 models

Content recommendation firm Outbrain paid at least $9.5m for Visual Revenue

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Earlier this month, New York-based content recommendation and discovery technology company Outbrain announced its acquisition of Visual Revenue, which offers tools to help editors in data-driven newsrooms produce better content through real-time analytics. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a recent regulatory filing shows that Outbrain...
Content recommendation firm Outbrain paid at least $9.5m for Visual Revenue

The Daily's lesson: Charging only a little for your content can't sustain a traditional newsroom

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The Daily, a boldly innovative publication – in the platform sense – is over. It’s never pleasant to see a newspaper of any form go under. However, there are lessons to be made from its birth, growth, and eventual demise that have wide implications for the content industry that are...
The Daily's lesson: Charging only a little for your content can't sustain a traditional newsroom

New Details On Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie (AAPL)

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Aaron Sorkin, the writer of West Wing, The Social Network, The Newsroom, and many others, revealed his plan for his Steve Jobs biopic today. Speaking at The Daily Beast's "Hero" conference he said he would structure the film around three 30 minute scenes all set right before three major product...
New Details On Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie (AAPL)

HTC head honcho teases rumored upcoming Android handset

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As Mobile World Congress fast approaches, we're expecting more handset rumors and announcements to crowd the newsroom. On the Android front, rumor has it that HTC will launch the successor to the Droid DNA, and we're already seeing leaks of this so-called M7 handset crop up on enthusiast blogs across the Web....
HTC head honcho teases rumored upcoming Android handset

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

TweetDeck Newsroom Rollout Continues at Sky News

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TweetDeck Newsroom Rollout Continues at Sky News

Does Barry Diller Know Something About The Future Of Newsweek That Tina Brown Doesn't Know?

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Yesterday, many news outlets reported that Newsweek owner Barry Diller had said or implied that Newsweek might kill its print edition this fall and go all digital. This news, not surprisingly, apparently sent the Newsweek newsroom into a panic. And it prompted Newsweek's legendary editor, Tina Brown, to take time...
Does Barry Diller Know Something About The Future Of Newsweek That Tina Brown Doesn't Know?

RT @hackernewsbot: “There is no longer enough mail to sustain six days of delivery.”... http://www.usps.com/communications/newsroom/2010/pr10_031.htm

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RT @hackernewsbot: “There is no longer enough mail to sustain six days of delivery.”... http://www.usps.com/communications/newsroom/2010/pr10_031.htm

Facebook and the Future of Refrigerator Journalism (@jasoncfry / Reinventing the Newsroom) http://mgzr.us/=KV3 /via @mediagazer

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Facebook and the Future of Refrigerator Journalism (@jasoncfry / Reinventing the Newsroom) http://mgzr.us/=KV3 /via @mediagazer

Booting Up: Long Live Yahoogle Edition

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(Photo: Top News) Marissa Mayer is reportedly getting straight to work Googlifying Yahoo. She officially made the food in the Valley HQ free again, much to the delight of the company’s starving engineers. [AllThingsD] Speaking of Ms. Mayer, Dave McClure thinks she should focus on transforming Yahoo into a female-oriented...
Booting Up: Long Live Yahoogle Edition
Why I admire the OC Register, even though I disagree with almost everything they are doing

Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

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Last night, Politico published a story called "Turbulence At The New York Times." Citing "More than a dozen current and former members of the editorial staff" it said that Times executive editor Jill Abramson is "stubborn and condescending" and "difficult to work with." It said: Just a year and a half...
Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

New York Times Deputy Tech Editor Leaves For Kickstarter (NYT)

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David Gallagher, a deputy editor for technology at The New York Times, is leaving the company to work for Kickstarter. "After 7 years as an @nytimes tech editor it's time for something new," Gallagher tweeted today. "Thrilled about being part of @kickstarter and the NYC tech scene." Gallagher's departure comes...
New York Times Deputy Tech Editor Leaves For Kickstarter (NYT)
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as “tutor” on Jobs, Apple for Sony biopic

Facebook joins the local discovery and sharing game with new Nearby feature

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Facebook just announced an update to Facebook for iOS and Android that helps users discover new places their friends like. A post on the Facebook Newsroom website explained the tap is accessible from the app menu: From the app menu, open the tab to find local spots your friends...
Facebook joins the local discovery and sharing game with new Nearby feature
Twitter is the common dude’s RSS reader, new discovery tools show

LG teases that Optimus G will have 768p gapless display, long-lifespan battery

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LG must know that the Optimus G has been spoiled, even if it's not quite ready to put all its cards on the table. While it's only acknowledging the phone's identity under a 'G' codename, the Korean electronics giant is willing to talk a lot about what's under the...
LG teases that Optimus G will have 768p gapless display, long-lifespan battery
The dramatic decline of the Philadelphia Inquirer newsroom captured in photos
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