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Warren Buffett buys his hometown paper

Dec 1, 2011
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will buy the Omaha World-Herald Co. Why go local?
Posted In: Warren Buffett, newspapers

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

Zite receives a strongly worded letter from publishers

Apr 1, 2011
I always love the "strongly worded letter". It's so genteel. "Oh heavens, Percy! It's a strongly worded letter! Alert the upstairs maid!"...
Posted In: Entertainment, iPad, magazines, news, newspapers, Web Culture, zite

LA Times switches to Facebook comments

Mar 16, 2011
The paper is just the latest major web presence to abandon its own commenting system in favor of just importing commenting functionality from Face...
Posted In: business, comments, Facebook, newspapers, social media, Web Culture

Details on New York Times paywall emerge

Jan 24, 2011
The Wall Street Journal has some leaked information on what the upcoming paywall for the New York Times might look like. The Times model is being ...
Posted In: business, news, newspapers, paywalls, social media, Web Culture

Murdoch and Jobs to launch The Daily next week?

Jan 11, 2011
The question mark there at the end is because evidently the January 19th date could still slip. But the plan is for Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, iPad, news, newspapers, Rupert Murdoch, steve jobs, Web Culture

Tribune chairman sees newspapers being replaced by PDFs

Jul 2, 2010
Sam Zell, chairman of the still-in-bankruptcy Tribune Corporation, said in an interview that he sees a day when newspaper home delivery will have...
Posted In: newspapers

Tech News In Brief - 5/28/10

May 28, 2010
Foxconn to give out raises, relocate workersIs Facebook popular? Why yes it is. More monthly page views than the next 99 most visited sites...
Posted In: China, Facebook, iPad, Microsoft, newspapers, robots, video

NPR clears its doorstep

Mar 13, 2009
NPR has decided to cancel all of its newspaper subscriptions, except for the Wall Street Journal. Romenesko posted an internal NPR memo that says...
Posted In: journalism, newspapers, NPR, online news

Is Journalism Dead?

Feb 27, 2009
That's the title of the seminar I'm in right now at the Kauffman Foundation. It began with a speech from former Boston Globe writer David Warsh,...
Posted In: bloggers, blogging, blogs, economists, journalism, newspapers, online news

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