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Rolf Dobelli's ideas about not needing news are dangerous | Madeleine Bunting

www.guardian.co.uk
You don't need to cut yourself off from the world in order to flourish, as Rolf Dobelli claims - it's all about healthy moderationImagine you are not reading this - you are not on the Guardian's website or reading the paper. In fact, you never visit the Guardian, and you...
Rolf Dobelli's ideas about not needing news are dangerous | Madeleine Bunting

Searching For TV News Online

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Most news organizations provide video content on their sites, and aggregators like Google News also offer video clips for some stories. But there are also some excellent search tools that focus exclusively on broadcast television news, and they can often take you to “all the news that’s... Please visit Search...
Searching For TV News Online

Microsoft Windows 8 on 82-inch touchscreen hands-on (video)

www.engadget.com
We don't have 100 fingers -- theoretically the supported limit of Windows 8 on the 82-inch capacitive touchscreen display we just had a chance to go hands-on with at the company's latest OS demo at Mobile World Congress -- but things looked pretty impressive even with just 10. The...
Microsoft Windows 8 on 82-inch touchscreen hands-on (video)

Jeremy Clarkson on Security Guards

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Nice essay: Of course, we know why he's really there. He's really there so that if the bridge is destroyed by terrorists, the authorities can appear on the television news and say they had taken all possible precautions. Plus, if you employ a security guard, then I should imagine that...
Jeremy Clarkson on Security Guards

Pinterest Just Made Its First Big Entertainment Deal With 'The Biggest Loser'

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Pinterest, the pinboard-inspired pic sharing site, has teamed with NBC's "The Biggest Loser" to promote the competish program and healthier lifestyle choices. Partnership includes Peacock-created instructional content that will appear on Pinterest and complement each week's episode. Viewers will be directed to "Biggest Loser's" Pinterest page during broadcasts, where they...
Pinterest Just Made Its First Big Entertainment Deal With 'The Biggest Loser'

What can we learn from the brief wondrous life of Current TV?

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Today, the Qatar-backed international news network Al Jazeera agreed to buy Al Gore’s progressive cable channel Current TV for around $500 million according to sources close to the deal. That’s a lot of cash for a network few people watch, but it’s not the programming Al Jazeera wants, it’s the...
What can we learn from the brief wondrous life of Current TV?

Rawporter Is A Brilliant, But Poorly-Executed, Idea

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The future of journalism, as Rawporter sees it, will include armies of regular people selling raw video footage to outlets who can't get a crew to breaking news events. But, based on a test of Rawporter's iOS app Tuesday, the future of journalism is going to have to wait. And...
Rawporter Is A Brilliant, But Poorly-Executed, Idea

Radio news is tops for teenagers

www.guardian.co.uk
The rather unsurprising, if somewhat depressing, result of a new survey shows that not too many British teenagers are reading newspapers. More surprisingly, their preferred news provider is radio rather than online. According to a survey conducted by the youth writing website Movellas.com, 61% (of the 30,000 12-18 year olds...
Radio news is tops for teenagers
If Facebook builds a personalized newspaper, will it suffer the same fate newspapers have?

Beau Bridges joins 'Rockford' revamp - http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/television/news/e3i21cea1586dd4edf5dfff39f0c9925e02

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Beau Bridges joins 'Rockford' revamp - http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/television/news/e3i21cea1586dd4edf5dfff39f0c9925e02

Who is Jenny Johnson and how did she enrage Chris Brown?

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What did the Twitter commenter say to make Chris Brown delete his account?Age: 33.Appearance: Blond hair, looking sideways, mildly amused, surrounded by pictures of some dog.How unusual. Tell me, what are these pictures attached with? Tape? Paperclips? Ah. No. I'm talking about her Twitter page, where the dog appears.I see....
Who is Jenny Johnson and how did she enrage Chris Brown?

What Happens in New Orleans, Stays in New Orleans (Video)

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Here is a delicious video of a television news lady in New Orleans, returning the favor to a bothersome bystander in New Orleans in the middle of a report on the Super Bowl there this weekend. Really funny:...
What Happens in New Orleans, Stays in New Orleans (Video)
An Emotional Bill Gates Talks About Steve Jobs on '60 Minutes'

Newspaper Boss Says Newspapers Need More Money... Because New Media Steals & May 'Destroy Civil Society'

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Via Mathew Ingram, we learn of Alan Crosbie, the chair of Thomas Crosbie Holdings, a large Irish media conglomerate, which apparently believes all of this online claptrap could be on its way to destroying civil society -- which is apparently why we need to fund more newspapers. Or something. Honestly,...
Newspaper Boss Says Newspapers Need More Money... Because New Media Steals & May 'Destroy Civil Society'

Tracking Hurricane Sandy Through Twitter

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Like many, I’m transfixed watching the damage Hurricane Sandy is inflicting on the East Coast of the United States. But it’s Twitter, rather than television news, that often seems a better thing to watch for news. Below, some tips on how to better tune-in on Twitter. Twitter is your... Please...
Tracking Hurricane Sandy Through Twitter

Hey Internet Girl: Aaron Sorkin's TV News 2.0 Show Gets a Second Season (Video)

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Hollywood super-writer Aaron Sorkin has already gotten his new show on the struggles of creating a new television news show in the Internet age renewed for another season. The successful Sorkin made light of the struggles to attract an big audience for the HBO program in a recent onstage...
Hey Internet Girl: Aaron Sorkin's TV News 2.0 Show Gets a Second Season (Video)
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