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Thirst CEO on creating the future of online news

Feb 18, 2013
A startup called Thirst has just launched an app for iPhone-iPads that is trying to re-invent the way we get news online.
Posted In: news, media, social media, app

How did you hear the Pope is quitting: Horseback messenger or Taxi TV?

Feb 13, 2013
How does today's news compare to the information technology that was around when the last Pope resigned in 1415?
Posted In: Pope Benedict, Catholic church, Tech, history, news

News organizations want to be right -- and fast

Nov 5, 2012
The race among the news media to be first to declare states for President Obama or Gov. Romney will be intense. And yet, accuracy is also important. How will news organizations balance the two on election night?
Posted In: news, 2012 election

NBC in talks to buy back Microsoft stake in MSNBC.com

Jul 12, 2012
NBC is reportedly in talks to buy back Microsoft's chunk of MSNBC.com, essentially ending their partnership. Originally the two companies went in together on the telvision news network and the website.
Posted In: NBC, Microsoft, media, news

How TV news and ads affect Americans

Jul 12, 2012
Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, explains how much Americans trust television news, and whether are really impacted by political ads they see on TV.
Posted In: Political ads, tv, news

Former ABC News president on the state of the news today

May 22, 2012
David Westin discusses his 14 years as head of the news division at ABC and whether we can still afford the news in today's world.
Posted In: abc, news

Yahoo not dead yet, feeling much better, thinks it will go for a walk with ABC

Oct 3, 2011
Yahoo is teaming up with ABC News to share content on news stories. Yahoo News gets more unique visitors than any other news site so this is kind...
Posted In: abc, news, Tech Report, Yahoo

Badges? Do we need some stinking badges?

Jul 15, 2011
Google News has this new thing and it's giving me a headache. Now you get badges for reading articles in Google News. Little icons that level up...
Posted In: Google, news, put a bird on it

Google News is pulling the plug on Google News Archives

May 25, 2011
Three years ago Google set out to scan every newspaper everywhere, ever. After "3.5 million issues of more than 2000 newspaper titles worldwide,"...
Posted In: Google, news, newspapers

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