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6 Ways The Onion’s Clickbait Parody Site Is Everything – What You Read Here May Change Your Life

6 Ways The Onion’s Clickbait Parody Site Is Everything – What You Read Here May Change Your Life

By Josh Wolford June 12, 2014

Today, The Onion launched Clickhole, its self-described “latest and greatest online social experience filled with the most clickable, irresistibly shareable content anywhere on the internet.” And here’s why it’s absolutely everything. 1. It’s literally impossible to tell the difference between …

Sometimes Facebook Recommends Fake News Sometimes Facebook Recommends Fake News

Facebook is drawing some criticism for recommending questionable content to users with its “related articles” algorithm. Given the company’s recent focus on becoming a news provider, that’s not a good thing. In December, Facebook began displaying sets of articles under …

Facebook Launches FB Newswire For Journalists Facebook Launches FB Newswire For Journalists

Facebook announced the launch of FB Newswire on Thursday. It’s powered by Storyful, and is described as a way for journalists and newsrooms to find, share, and embed newsworthy content from Facebook. This is keeping in line with other recent …

Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million

Business Insider announced on Wednesday that it has raised a new $12 million round of funding from existing investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Others include IVP, RRE, and Gordon Crovitz. According to CEO Henry Blodget, Business Insider will use …

Snowplow TV Reporter: Snow ‘Videobombs’ Standup Snowplow TV Reporter: Snow ‘Videobombs’ Standup

Some snowplows take snowball fighting a little too far. During a live TV coverage Monday morning in Salem County, New Jersey, one of Philadelphia’s local reporters was crushed by a wave of snow. WTXF-TV Fox 29′s Steve Keeley was reporting about the trendy snowstorm …

Garrick Utley: NBC News Correspondent Dies at 74 Garrick Utley: NBC News Correspondent Dies at 74

One of the most legendary broadcast news correspondents has passed away from prostate cancer. Garrick Utley was 74-years-old when he died in his New York home Thursday night.  He’s been battling the illness for two years. In a very extensive …

Maria Bartiromo Officially Going to FOX Business Maria Bartiromo Officially Going to FOX Business

In November it was announced that Maria Bartiromo would be leaving CNBC after spending 20 years as an anchor at the network. Bartiromo has now found a new home – FOX Business News. Starting February 1st Bartiromo will anchor a …

Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo

Yahoo continues to add high-profile names to Yahoo News with the addition of Katie Couric to the staff as its new Global Anchor. CEO Marissa Mayer announced the news this morning via blog post, sharing her enthusiasm about the acquisition. …

Pitchfork Tackles Print with New Quarterly Pitchfork Tackles Print with New Quarterly

The internet-only music publication Pitchfork is finally wading into the world of print. On December 14th, Pitchfork Media will debut the first issue of The Pitchfork Review, a new quarterly magazine that will focus on “long-form feature stories, photography, design, …

Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable
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In the past couple of months, several fires have broken out as a result of accidents involving Tesla Model S cars and multiple purchasers. As the company fought to repair the damage, their stock price zig-zagged as if it were …

Yahoo News Gets Another New York Times Columnist Yahoo News Gets Another New York Times Columnist
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Yahoo continues to build its news team, adding Matt Bai as a new Yahoo News National Political Columnist. Bai is the former chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine.Yahoo says in his new role he’ll offer “unique commentary …

Dan Rather Not Involved in NBC’s JFK Coverage Dan Rather Not Involved in NBC’s JFK Coverage
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Legendary journalist Dan Rather was instrumental during the original coverage of the JFK assassination; however, CBS has not asked him to participate in coverage for the 50th anniversary. Rather reported for CBS in 1963 on the day of the assassination …

Facebook Gives Publishers 'Stories to Share' Tool Facebook Gives Publishers 'Stories to Share' Tool

Facebook announced today that it is giving media organizations a new tool on their Facebook Pages, suggesting content from their sites that they may wish to share with their followers. Right now, the “Stories to Share” feature is only being …

Yahoo Taps David Pogue To Lead Tech Coverage Yahoo Taps David Pogue To Lead Tech Coverage
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Yahoo announced on Monday that well-known tech columnist, author and TV host David Pogue is joining the company to lead the expansion of its consumer tech coverage. Pogue will publish columns, blog posts and video stories about gadgets, apps and …

Glenn Greenwald Is Leaving The Guardian Glenn Greenwald Is Leaving The Guardian

The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald has announced that he will be leaving the publication for a “once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity.” Greenwald, as you probably know, broke the whole NSA surveillance story wide open when he published leaks from former NSA contractor …

Wall Street Journal Parts Ways With AllThingsD Wall Street Journal Parts Ways With AllThingsD

Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal are parting ways with tech blog AllThingsD, which is led by tech journalist heavyweights Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Gerard Baker, Editor in Chief of Dow Jones and Managing Editor of The Wall …

Ramifications Of Bezos' Washington Post Purchase Ramifications Of Bezos' Washington Post Purchase
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As you’ve more than likely learned by now, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post for $250 million. The news was announced Monday afternoon, and the Internet (at least the business end of it) just about …