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Kitteh Culture

allthingsd.com
As the world has realigned from being about portals and then search and now social, how do you build a media company for a social world? And a big part of that is scoops and exclusives and original content, and it’s also about cute kittens in an entertaining cultural context....
Kitteh Culture

The Medium Doesn’t Matter

pandodaily.com
Today, word leaked out that the BCC has issued new guidelines on how their writers should be conducting themselves on Twitter. While guidelines like these are nothing new, the restrictions they place on reporters are noteworthy for such a large organization. In fact, the guidelines seem to contradict the very...
The Medium Doesn’t Matter

Welcome (Back) to The Next Web, Robin Wauters

thenextweb.com
Back in 2008, @Boris put a tweet out looking for a replacement for one Robin Wauters, a contributor, who after a spell with The Next Web was being snapped up by Michael Arrington to join TechCrunch. As with many things, both TNW and I were at the right place at...
Welcome (Back) to The Next Web, Robin Wauters

The high-school blogger who’s been cracking Apple’s secrets

tech.fortune.cnn.com
In the walk-up to this week’s big keynote, nobody had more scoops than Mark Gurman Gurman at WWDC. Photo: PED FORTUNE — Trying to scope out Apple’s (AAPL) product plans in advance is serious business for a small army of tech journalists, one that has been dominated in the past...
The high-school blogger who’s been cracking Apple’s secrets

Really, Yahoo. What Is Taking So Long?

techcrunch.com
When Yahoo hired Scott Thompson as CEO back in January, many at the company were surely hoping that they’d finally found the game-changing leader they’d so sorely needed for years. Now just four months later, Thompson is only serving to highlight the exact deep-rooted corporate sluggishness that he was meant...
Really, Yahoo. What Is Taking So Long?
NYT confirms Apple's 'iPad mini' as Google releases the Nexus 7

VIDEO: Bangkok's celebrity taxi tweeter

www.bbc.co.uk
A motorcycle taxi driver has found celebrity after tweeting scoops on the city's news events....
VIDEO: Bangkok's celebrity taxi tweeter
BlackBerry 10 BBM images leak
Crunch time at TechCrunch: Site has lost 35% of its traffic since September

All the celeb gossip that’s fit to print: Wetpaint tops 10 million monthly visitors

www.geekwire.com
People just can’t get enough of celebrity gossip and Hollywood scoops, which is good news for Seattle startup Wetpaint. The company announced today that its Wetpaint Entertainment unit is now attracting more than 10 million unique visitors and 50 million page views per month. The traffic numbers come just 18...
All the celeb gossip that’s fit to print: Wetpaint tops 10 million monthly visitors

Nick Denton Is Crushing BuzzFeed And Jonah Peretti Right Now In Gawker's Comments

www.businessinsider.com
Ready for a good old fashion blog fight? Nick Denton is crushing BuzzFeed, and its cofounder Jonah Peretti, over at Gawker using its new commenting system. He says, "Jonah Peretti is one of the smartest web publishers out there," but, "Jonah -- whether at Huffington Post or Buzzfeed -- has...
Nick Denton Is Crushing BuzzFeed And Jonah Peretti Right Now In Gawker's Comments

Samsung Galaxy S III launch carries Apple-level security

www.electronista.com
Samsung's Galaxy S III launch is running under security levels previously associated most closely with Apple, scoops on Wednesday unearthed. A tip to The Verge understood that test units were being put in generic enclosures that disguise the actual look for field testing. One such example was caught by Gizmodo...
Samsung Galaxy S III launch carries Apple-level security

Is linking just polite, or is it a core value of journalism?

gigaom.com
Late last week, TechCrunch writer MG Siegler broke the news that Apple was buying an app-discovery service called Chomp — although he didn’t say where that news came from, just that it was a reliable source. The Wall Street Journal reported the same news several hours later, confirmed by...
Is linking just polite, or is it a core value of journalism?
Alleged 'iPad mini' photos could reveal case design

On the road: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTi 16v – review

www.guardian.co.uk
Sam Wollaston's trying out the new Zafira. No wonder he needs the help of a top comedianHmmm, I'm not finding this one easy, to be honest. They may have added a few scoops and ridges to this latest generation of Vauxhall's compact MPV, and given it headlights that look from...
On the road: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTi 16v – review

Love it or hate it, here’s our op-ed take on the week’s news

venturebeat.com
This week brought a ton of interesting news, and as always, VentureBeat staff writers had an interesting take on it. In this week’s video, we discuss: The new hotness that is Halo 4 How to pitch your startup on a stage or at a conference A rash of scams...
Love it or hate it, here’s our op-ed take on the week’s news

To Read, Or Not To Read

parislemon.com
Yesterday, Christopher Mims took on the challenge of taking a step back from the screaming to look into what’s really going on behind the latest Bitchmeme. Reading his take, it occurs to me that Mims, and probably many others, are completely missing something very fundamental going on here. Mims argues...
To Read, Or Not To Read
Do Unsolicited Term Sheets Ever Work?

The Nexus 7 Nightmare

parislemon.com
The Nexus 7 Nightmare: In context, these scoops about the “iPad mini” are starting to read a lot like Apple itself quietly saying something along the lines of “Nexus 7? Bitch, please.” Or: “Buyers beware. What you really want is coming soon.”...
The Nexus 7 Nightmare

Max Clifford: press too cautious after phone hacking and Leveson inquiry

www.guardian.co.uk
PR veteran says newspapers would not uncover stories such as the MPs' expenses scandal in the current climatePR veteran Max Clifford has said the MPs' expenses scandal would not have been uncovered by a newspaper in the post phone-hacking climate.Clifford claimed newspapers and investigative reporters had been cowed by the...
Max Clifford: press too cautious after phone hacking and Leveson inquiry

It's Time to Stand for Something Better (Again)

blog.louisgray.com
If you're anything like me, then you take in a lot of information. You might be reading a ton of RSS feeds or watching the streams from Twitter, Google Buzz and other social networks. You might be creating a lot of content on your own - be it on our...
It's Time to Stand for Something Better (Again)

Android 2.2 Could Include Built-In Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot Sharing [Rumors]

lifehacker.com
TechCrunch is reporting that "Froyo," the next version of the Android smartphone operating system expected to be released next week at Google's I/O conference, will pack in more than just big compiling speed improvements and fragmentation fixes. It could also include built-in USB tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot sharing, allowing everyone...
Android 2.2 Could Include Built-In Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot Sharing [Rumors]

Transfer deadline day: Oh what a circus | Barney Ronay

www.guardian.co.uk
However you see the coverage of the final day of the transfer window, Sky certainly know how to make a good show of itIt is tempting to claim that if transfer deadline day did not exist it would be necessary for Sky Sports News to invent it. But this would...
Transfer deadline day: Oh what a circus | Barney Ronay

WOW: Check Out Google's Amazing New Approach To Products And Media Relations!

www.businessinsider.com
I've been writing about Google for almost a decade now--first as a freelancer for newspapers and magazines, then for my own blog, and for the last three years for SAI. Until very recently--an hour ago--the vast majority of this Google-writing had been informed by my own analysis, research, and opinions,...
WOW: Check Out Google's Amazing New Approach To Products And Media Relations!

RT @cshirky: Wikileaks has had more scoops in 3 years than The Washington Post has had in 30. http://bit.ly/aa0c5f (@alykhansatchu, via @whiteafrican)

www.independent.co.uk
RT @cshirky: Wikileaks has had more scoops in 3 years than The Washington Post has had in 30. http://bit.ly/aa0c5f (@alykhansatchu, via @whiteafrican)

RT @TopsyRT: General Hospital Recap Wednesday, May 12, 2010 #soapy #scoops http://bit.ly/aTWIqo

allsoapscoops.com
RT @TopsyRT: General Hospital Recap Wednesday, May 12, 2010 #soapy #scoops http://bit.ly/aTWIqo

14000 calorie sundae eaten in 13 minutes.

www.zee.me
Follow me on Twitter and fan me on my new Facebook page. A Mr. Kurt Gielow managed to down the infamous Ben & Jerry’s Vermonster Sundae in just over 13 minutes to become the victor in an eating contest held in Gainesville, Florida this past Tuesday. A total of...
14000 calorie sundae eaten in 13 minutes.
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