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In the past you would remember how I have been talking about wikis over here to reflect how they are some of the most interesting and refreshing social software tools out there to help boost knowledge sharing and collaboration amongst different teams, communities and whatever other groups.
America’s great experiment with citizen journalism may have been an historic moment, even a fine harbinger of the future, and most certainly the most populist step forward the country has taken, but critics are saying that CNN, once itself a pivotal media development, failed to push the envelope in the YouTube Debates.
When it was announced that CNN.com would increase its local coverage, I was suspicious – that seemed like a pretty big step outside the site’s “comfort zone.” But CNN.com has stuck with the idea, and, thanks to a partnership with Topix, is now putting an even greater emphasis on local coverage.
YouTube and CNN have announced plans to host two presidential debates. The debates will feature video questions from YouTube users, which will be broadcast and answered by the presidential hopefuls on CNN.
|Ask.com Ad Campaign Associated With Google|
As a daily user of Google News, I’m interested in what will happen to it – for better, for worse, or for just plain different. According to a recent interview with Nathan Stoll, one of Google’s product managers, there may be a lot of changes in store, including the introduction of video.
|“Google News May Introduce Video Component”|
I’ve always thought it was kind of sad when local news networks try to cover national stories; they just don’t have the resources. But when national news networks try to cover local stories, the problem can still apply. The CNN site – a leader among national news sources – is going to see if it can avoid this issue while it increases local coverage.
|CNN Site Sees Value In Local Coverage|
Lawsuit magnet YouTube is partnering with CNN to be a co-sponsor for the first of six Democratic Party debates for the 2008 race.
YouTube has become increasingly active in the political realm as of late. Last month they launched Citizen Tube, designed to attract people to express their views on political topics.
In addition they also launched YouChoose, a presidential channel focused on the major presidential candidates.
NBC’s still being stubborn about allowing its footage of the Presidential debates to be put in the public domain or licensed under Creative Commons, effectively letting the more passionately patriotic online citizenry share and remix for video sites like YouTube.
Before their appearance on CNN this morning, bloggers Kathy Sierra and Chris Locke issued a joint statement responding to issues raised throughout the blogosphere following Sierra’s revelation of death threats against her, as well as the depiction of her image in misogynistic sexual photos.
Sacre bleu! The French have unveiled a website known as Geoportal that is intended to rival Google Earth. The European counterpart will have more detailed images than its American-based competitor, but its scope will be limited to within French borders.
Voice Of America reports that American congressmen took to the floor today, blasting internet companies for being partners in censorship efforts, during a briefing earlier today.
CNN has launched a sophisticated Google attack designed to lower the rank of posts critical of the network by introducing spam into the comment stream …
At an investor conference Wednesday, Google CFO George Reyes stated — I think something has to be done about this really, really quickly, because I think, potentially, it threatens our business model.
Search engine Google, in light of their recently announced IPO, have installed a safety net to ensure the founders keep a degree of control. Co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page own 33% of Google’s Class B stock and have developed a voting structure that would let them keep the control of their creation.
It seems that Google is getting closer to filing their IPO. The IPO is expected to value Google at around $20-25 billion dollars. Plans for the search engine’s public offering have been kept quiet to the point of being secret. Although today, April 26, 2004, comes news of Google making a deal with two investment banks to underwrite the offering.
According to many financial news outlets, Google is set to announce its plans for their IPO “within days”. The initial report came out of The Wall Street Journal, and the speculation about Google’s IPO comes from the search engine having to open its financial books up for the SEC.
Yahoo owned Overture Services, a provider of Internet marketing services, extended its search agreements with CNN.com and ESPN.com. In addition to extending its existing deals, Overture has also signed an ad distribution agreement with Wall Street Journal Online.