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FBI debunks claims that popular 'X-File' is evidence of UFOs
The rise and fall of Dr. von Hagens' naked cadavers

In Wake Of NewsCorp Scandal, UK Says Press Must Be Regulated... But Free... But Not Exactly

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Between the UK's onerous libel laws, its insistence on "protecting" freedom of speech and press while attaching a million exceptions to this "freedom," and the recent phone-hacking scandal that saw Rupert Murdoch's papers crossing lines that even the most loathsome of hacky tabloids had yet to cross, one often wonders...
In Wake Of NewsCorp Scandal, UK Says Press Must Be Regulated... But Free... But Not Exactly
Researchers mine 2.5M news articles to prove what we already know

Calm Down. Facebook Doesn’t Cause Syphilis.

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This morning, numerous British newspapers and tabloids (followed by a wave of bloggers) reported that Facebook use had been “linked to a rise in Syphilis” in a number of cities in the UK. That’s certainly an attention-grabbing headline, but Facebook users out there may want to think twice before putting...
Calm Down. Facebook Doesn’t Cause Syphilis.

Are You That Person Who Clicks On Ads?

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Admit it: you're that person. You're the one who spends over 23 hours watching online video every month. You're the one that is driving the online video market to $37 billion by 2017. You are the 83.3%. Are you the same person who clicks on ads? The same person who...
Are You That Person Who Clicks On Ads?

For the ladies, Vixely unveils its first iPad Magazine: “Let’s Get it On!”

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I stopped reading Seventeen Magazine when I was about 17 so it’s been a good 10 years since I’ve read an article with a title like “31 Ways to Tease Him With Your Tongue”. But somewhere in between US Weekly tabloids and The New Yorker, my brain still yearns for...
For the ladies, Vixely unveils its first iPad Magazine: “Let’s Get it On!”

Tech tabloids you are lucky don’t exist

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The world of tech media is varied, interesting, and always changing. Several publications are on their way down. Others are marching to the top of the heap. Some just shout from the corner in a language that no one understands. All that diversity, however, doesn’t always guarantee quality. As you well know, most...
Tech tabloids you are lucky don’t exist
The 'Hollywood Hacker' Who Leaked ScarJo Nudes Is Going Away for 10 Years

The AP Twitter hack hoax exposes the need for 'slow news' | Dan Gillmor

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With digital media vulnerability, trust no first report. Check, verifyMore than a decade ago, a hoax hit the internet in the form of a phony press release by a man named Mark Simeon Jakob. His trick sent the stock of a company named Emulex tumbling when credulous traditional news organizations...
The AP Twitter hack hoax exposes the need for 'slow news' | Dan Gillmor

Fast-growing Q&A social network Ask.fm questioned on cyberbullying issues

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Editor’s note: This article by Dmitri Sarle originally appeared on ArcticStartup, an independent tech blog that reports on digital startups and growth entrepreneurship from the Nordic and Baltic countries. Social Q&A site Ask.fm has been growingly rapidly and currently boasts 52 million registered users, over 20 million visitors per day...
Fast-growing Q&A social network Ask.fm questioned on cyberbullying issues

Let's Revisit The Prescient 2009 Tech Research Note Written By A 15-Year Old Intern From Morgan Stanley

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Lately, Morgan Stanley has taken a noticable lead in managing the big Wall Street tech deals.  Business Insider's Henry Blodget recently wrote about how Morgan Stanley won the lead roll in the highly-anticipated upcoming Facebook IPO. Indeed, Morgan has taken great strides in differentiating itself from the competition.  Its top...
Let's Revisit The Prescient 2009 Tech Research Note Written By A 15-Year Old Intern From Morgan Stanley

Pass notes No 3,175: Eduardo Saverin

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The Facebook co-founder's decision to give up his US citizenship and move to Singapore will prove lucrative when the company floatsAge: 30.Appearance: All chin and hair gel.You forgot the mad staring eyes. Is he a psychopath? He's a successful businessman!That's not exactly a no. It was meant to be. Saverin...
Pass notes No 3,175: Eduardo Saverin

Prince Harry pictures: the Sun's ethics are set by the internet | Roy Greenslade

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Publishing naked pictures of the prince is risky given Leveson's scrutiny, but the paper's defence will be the web did it firstBy publishing a naked picture of Prince Harry, the Sun has done what it has been doing ever since Rupert Murdoch first acquired it in 1969 - sticking up...
Prince Harry pictures: the Sun's ethics are set by the internet | Roy Greenslade

Typical readers of top tech blogs revealed!

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Ben Lang of Wibiya and Sivan Cohen of Conduit have come up with this graphic that neatly sums up the readerships of some of the world’s most popular tech blogs. We think they’ve pretty much nailed most of these, although Pando Daily’s ‘Techie tree huggers’ raised an eyebrow. As a...
Typical readers of top tech blogs revealed!
NY tabloid’s new South Asian section shows ‘local’ is cultural not geographic

Confessions of an internet troll

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There's a witch-hunt going on against internet trolls right now. But, argues Scots funnyman Limmy, randomly goading atheists, jocks and non-existent techno geeks can be funMy name is Brian and I am a troll. An internet troll. I'm not one of these trolls that end up on the news; the...
Confessions of an internet troll

Trolls - pass notes No 3,268

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Adele has been targeted by an internet troll. Or has she?Age: As old as the internet chatroom.Appearance: Faceless, vile - and all over the tabloids.Tabloids? On Monday, the Sun's front page noted that "TROLLS TARGET MUM ADELE." And then a MailOnline headline, reporting the ideas of said trolls, wondered: "Is...
Trolls - pass notes No 3,268

Roger Moore apologies betray tabloids' cynical view of celebrities

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Three questions: Why does it take so long for national newspapers to admit they are wrong? Why does the Daily Mail take longer than most to say sorry? And why didn't the existence of the Leveson inquiry curb their cavalier behaviour? Answers below, but first consider the facts. On 16...
Roger Moore apologies betray tabloids' cynical view of celebrities

Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom

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Wikipedia's stated goal to be a neutral fact-based encyclopedia has enabled it to accumulate an incredible amount of useful information. But the service's very nature makes it unsuitable for classroom use in the minds of many teachers and professors - no matter how much students want to rely on it. ...
Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom
Bruce Willis could sue Apple over iTunes music ownership rights

Bravo Star Humblebrag Gives Tech World an Excuse to Write About Harry Styles in a Hot Tub

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Discretion! Anyone concerned about the influence of Bravo’s “Start-ups: Silicon Valley” on the tech world might want to leave the room. Last week, a picture surfaced of One Direction singer and former Taylor Swift paramour Harry Styles in a hot tub with Sir Richard Branson and several others on Mr....
Bravo Star Humblebrag Gives Tech World an Excuse to Write About Harry Styles in a Hot Tub

Hacking book: how we fooled tabloids into running false celebrity stories

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This extract from The phone hacking scandal: journalism on trial* is taken from a chapter written by Chris Atkins, director of a film that showed how tabloid journalists could be fooled into accepting false stories.His Starsuckers documentary, first screened in 2009, exposed the deceit involved in celebrity reporting. Some 30...
Hacking book: how we fooled tabloids into running false celebrity stories

Hacking book: tabloid reporters on the hook over fake stories sting

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Today's extract from the updated edition of The phone-hacking scandal: journalism on trial* is by Chris Atkins, the man who made the Starsuckers documentary. His team fed fake celebrity stories to the tabloids, six of which ended up in print.This is somewhat longer than usual, but the devil really is...
Hacking book: tabloid reporters on the hook over fake stories sting
Victory for the tabloids! Online porn to be filtered by default in UK

Murdoch announces cut-price weekend tabloids, but doubles the Times’ digital subscription price

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On the same day Rupert Murdoch essentially kick-started a Sunday newspaper price war by announcing the all-new Sunday Sun would hit shelves for £0.50 (USD$0.79) – whilst simultaneously dropping the Saturday edition from £0.60 to the same price – it was announced the digital editions of his other News International...
Murdoch announces cut-price weekend tabloids, but doubles the Times’ digital subscription price

RT @jolieodell Tabloids Turns Twitter Into a Beautiful iPad Magazine http://bit.ly/b7IxpG (<-- this looks nice, downloading!)

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RT @jolieodell Tabloids Turns Twitter Into a Beautiful iPad Magazine http://bit.ly/b7IxpG (<-- this looks nice, downloading!)
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