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Pentagon Sees WikiLeaks.org as a Threat

To the list of the enemies threatening the security of the United States, the Pentagon has added WikiLeaks.org, a tiny online source of information and documents that governments and corporations around the world would prefer to keep secret. The Pentagon assessed the danger WikiLeaks.org posed to the Army in a report marked “unauthorized disclosure subject [...]

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Google + iPad = Mobile Advertising Boom in 2010?

Google + iPad = Mobile Advertising Boom in 2010? by Jason Hahn If you yawn when you read another headline about mobile advertising and its ever-pending explosion, you’re surely not alone. It seems that year after year, experts are touting the mobile platform as the next big thing that needs to be on top of [...]

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Three things I’ll miss about newspapers – and three things I won’t

In my last post, I discussed why I was leaving newspapers after 25 years. I thought I’d allow myself one more nostalgic post before this blog returns to what I hope will be its main purpose – discussing what’s new in the world of media from the point of view of someone who’s trying to [...]

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Google + Yelp = Google Owning Local Business Reviews?

Google Watch at eWeek has some thoughts and information about Google buying Yelp. Craigslist what? This could really start to let Google go even more local, reaching more local advertisers. The post has a good round-up of stats about Yelp if you haven’t heard much about them before now. (I was surprised by a few [...]

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Google Scholar and Murdoch News Empire

Malcom Coles has a write-up about Google Scholar and Murdoch that’s an interesting read. Has anyone pointed out the workings of Google Scholar to Rupert Murdoch? He’s going to have a fit when he finds out … Thoughts? I think Google is going to come out the victor. Is this good for journalism? We shall [...]

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