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Shutdown City: Why the coverage is going to DEFCON 5

October 1, 2013

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Now the story moves outside the Beltway. After huge swaths of the federal government shut down this morning, the media are no longer confining their coverage to the maneuvers, rhetoric, filibusters and slow-motion theatrics that define Washington these days. Now we see how it’s playing out in Peoria and Pittsburgh and Phoenix. Here are people […]

Penguin makes its ebooks available to libraries through Overdrive once again by Laura Hazard Owen

October 1, 2013

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SUMMARY: Penguin is making its ebooks available through Overdrive, the largest digital library distributor in the U.S., once again. Kindle users will have to side-load the ebooks to their devices; they won’t be able to check them out wirelessly via Amazon.

10 ways newspapers could do better

October 1, 2013

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Every leadership team of every news organization should take this list from Inc. of what customers will pay more for and rate themselves. My sense from reading industry news is that, as a whole, newspapers rate a C-, and I’m probably being generous. Here’s my evaluation. I wish you would weigh in. 1. Your product […]

AUDIENCIA POR LA LEY DE MEDIOS 2da jornada

August 30, 2013

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CIUDAD DE BUENOS AIRES (Urgente24).-En la segunda jornada por la audiencia por la Ley de Medios que se realizó este jueves 29/08, el Grupo Clarín volvió a emitir un comunicado en el cual denuncian que los representantes del gobierno volvieron a utilizar información falsa y argumentos sesgados en la audiencia de la causa por la […]

¿Cierre de operaciones de Nextel en Estados Unidos?

August 25, 2013

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—Tío: por ahí escuché acerca del cierre de operaciones de Nextel en Estados Unidos ¿Qué de cierto hay en eso? —No es cierto. Lo que va a pasar es que: como para Sprint —quien compró a NII— la red iDEN no le es rentable y usa el mismo espectro que sus antenas 3G, las reemplazará por 3G para aumentar la cobertura. Lo que […]

Did President Obama know about the NSA’s privacy problems?

August 16, 2013

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by Timothy B. Lee We now know that President Obama’s assurances that the NSA wasn’t “actually abusing” its surveillance programs are untrue. A leaked audit shows the NSA violated its own privacy rules, and in some cases the law, thousands of times over a one-year period. A lot of people are assuming this means the president was lying — that […]

Extra, Extra! Newspaper Crisis Hits Germany

August 14, 2013

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Newspaper Crisis Hits Germany By Cordt Schnibben It came to Germany almost a decade later than America, but the newspaper crisis is sweeping the country, with plummeting circulations and revenues. The German news media must reinvent itself in order to retain readers. Three decades ago, the editors of the Munich daily Abendzeitung produced a newspaper each day […]