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Some Traditional Media Organizations Understand The Web Some Traditional Media Organizations Understand The Web

It’s always nice to see when traditional media organizations show some understanding of the way the web works. Last week, we reported on proposed legislation in Germany that seeks to have news aggregators pay to use snippets of (and possibly …

Fonda And Steinem Want Limbaugh Off The Air Fonda And Steinem Want Limbaugh Off The Air
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For years, Rush Limbaugh has been under fire for his comments on air during his radio program, “The Rush Limbaugh Show”. Lately, however, he seems to be going out of his way to incense the public, and his sponsors are …

Mozilla Announces Living Docs Project in Open-Source Documentaries Mozilla Announces Living Docs Project in Open-Source Documentaries

Mozilla hopes to revolutionize open-source, Web-based documentaries through its new Living Docs Project, which launched yesterday. The open source non-profit organization announced recently its partnership with The Tribeca Film Institute, The Center for Social Media at American University, ITVS, and …

Rush Limbaugh Syndicator Cancels Ads Rush Limbaugh Syndicator Cancels Ads
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In a curious move, the syndicator of Rush Limbaugh’s program has announced that they are suspending certain national commercials that normally air during the show for two weeks. According to radio-info.com, Premiere Networks sent a memo to the traffic managers …

Spotify Germany to Launch Tuesday Spotify Germany to Launch Tuesday
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Germans will soon have to decide what article to assign “spotify,” when the new word enters their vernacular–and the web-based music streaming service enters their country–this Tuesday. A representative for Spotify confirmed to WebProNews that the music service will be …

Blogging Guidelines Already Unpopular With Bloggers Blogging Guidelines Already Unpopular With Bloggers
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Earlier, I wrote about these new content curation/news aggregation guideline initiatives that were brought up at SXSW, and first reported on by The New York Times’ David Carr. I didn’t look much at what others were saying about them before …

“Bully”: MPAA Receives Letter From U.S. Congressman “Bully”: MPAA Receives Letter From U.S. Congressman
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The Weinstein Company’s documentary “Bully” has received some very prominent support, as some members of Congress are beginning to speak up about the film needing a PG-13 rating. The MPAA has pretty much already said that they won’t change the …

YouTube And SBNation Launch A New Sports Channel YouTube And SBNation Launch A New Sports Channel

SBNation, the sports blog network, has formed a partnership with YouTube to create a sports channel which could eventually rival ESPN. YouTube, which has recently begun to expand their programming, is promising celebrities and original content within the coming months, …

Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer: “The More You Love” Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer: “The More You Love”

We’re less than a month away from the second season premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones. To help build anticipation for the show, a new trailer has been released online. “The More You Love” highlights some of the many plot …

Peyton Manning Courted By Miami Dolphins Fans In Funniest Way Possible Peyton Manning Courted By Miami Dolphins Fans In Funniest Way Possible

There are few things as funny as ridiculous sports fans. The silly measures people go to to represent their team, talk smack, and depending on the time of year, try to impress potential free agents, always brings a smile and …

Curator’s Code: Can Content Curation Really Be Standardized? Curator’s Code: Can Content Curation Really Be Standardized?
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Let me preface this by saying that I am all for giving credit where credit is due on the web. However, people are trying to develop standards for online content curation and attribution on the web, and I just don’t …

Wikipedia Cofounder Jimmy Wales Now to Advise UK Wikipedia Cofounder Jimmy Wales Now to Advise UK

Wikimedia Foundation boss Jimmy Wales can add one more not-for-profit post to his CV. He’ll now be advising the British government on matters of technology, transparency, open policy-making, and political crowdsourcing. So announced Downing Street top aide Rohan Silva yesterday, …

Rush Limbaugh Former Advertiser Issues Statement Rush Limbaugh Former Advertiser Issues Statement
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Regal Assets, a gold investment firm, used to advertise with Rush Limbaugh’s program. Now they have stopped. Tyler Gallagher, CEO of Regal assets, has come forward to tell why his company has withdrawn their support for Limbaugh. Limbaugh has been …

How Business Can Incorporate Social Media How Business Can Incorporate Social Media

We are at a point where social media in the business world cannot be denied. Odds are, if you are an employer, you will have numerous employees using one outlet or another. If you want to get brand recognition, you …

CNN To Acquire Mashable? A Possibility, According to Reports From SXSW [Updated] CNN To Acquire Mashable? A Possibility, According to Reports From SXSW [Updated]

Update: TechCrunch is reporting that Mashable staffers are saying CEO Pete Cashmore is denying the rumors to them. Reports are coming out of SXSW that CNN is in talks to acquire Mashable. This is being reported by the New York …

New Bond Movie: SKYFALL’s Villain Played By Javier Bardem – Images Inside New Bond Movie: SKYFALL’s Villain Played By Javier Bardem – Images Inside
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The next installment of the James Bond franchise, SKYFALL, is slated to open in theaters on November 9th. Up to this point we’ve only seen a few glimpses of 007 himself, but nothing of the new Bond villain. Well, that …

Amendments to Canadian Copyright Law on Table Amendments to Canadian Copyright Law on Table

I have some potential bad news for our filesharing neighbors up North. New amendments to the Copyright Act of Canada could soon affect the future of online filesharing in that country and elsewhere. Today a special House of Commons committee …

Game Change, Sarah Palin Campaign Biopic Receives Rave Reviews Game Change, Sarah Palin Campaign Biopic Receives Rave Reviews
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If you pay for HBO, then you were able to take in one of the most controversial movies released so far in 2012 – “Game Change“. The movie starring Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin looks back to 2008, during the …

The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, The Avengers Will Premiere At Midnight The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, The Avengers Will Premiere At Midnight
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In anticipation for The Avengers, AMC Theaters have just announced they’ll be holding an all-day Ultimate Marvel Maraton on May 3 in select cities. The event starts at 11;30 AM, and plans to screen all five previous released Marvel Studios …

Gloria Allred Wants Rush Limbaugh Prosecuted For Name Calling Gloria Allred Wants Rush Limbaugh Prosecuted For Name Calling
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A lawyer is seeking the prosecution of Rush Limbaugh for the controversial remarks he recently made (and has since apologized for) regarding Sandra Fluke, who he called a “slut” and a “prostitute”. You probably know the basic story by now. …

Is Linking Something That You Should Have To Pay For? Is Linking Something That You Should Have To Pay For?
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Should you have to pay to link? Sadly, it’s a question we keep having to ask, because organizations and lawmakers keep giving us reason to. If you’re a longtime reader, you probably already know my stance on this: the web …