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Posts on ‘February 4th, 2006’

Just-In-Time News

Over at TechCrunch, Mike Arrington has compiled a list of real-time news aggregators. There’s plainly some amazing work going on in this area.

A Big Media Content Dilemma, in a Nutshell

This story in Editor & Publisher, about American media’s unwillingness to print or broadcast the cartoons that have so dramatically inflamed many in the Muslim world, speaks volumes about the industry’s lowest-common-denominator approach to its audience. From the article: Doug Clifton, editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, agreed that the offensive nature precluded running […]

Our Internet, Up for Grabs

The Nation: The End of the Internet? The nation’s largest telephone and cable companies are crafting an alarming set of strategies that would transform the free, open and nondiscriminatory Internet of today to a privately run and branded service that would charge a fee for virtually everything we do online. The modest hyperbole in this […]