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Posts on ‘November 29th, 2007’

Why Facebook Won't Be Uber-Network

Cory Doctorow has a very smart analysis in Information Week about why he doesn’t fear Facebook taking over the world. Quote: Every “social networking service” has had this problem and every user I’ve spoken to has been frustrated by it. I think that’s why these services are so volatile: why we’re so willing to flee […]

NewsTrust Wins MacArthur Grant

I’m an advisor to NewsTrust, a site where people rate news articles and blog postings for accuracy and quality. So I’m happy to report that the site just was awarded a substantial grant from the MacArthur Foundation. Fabrice Florin and his team have done amazing work to bring the service this far. Now they’ll have […]

Humor: 'Rules' of Journalism

“Jon Swift” offers Journalism 101, a sarcastic, clever set of rules for journalists. Funny stuff….