All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘media’

Exclusive: Adobe on CS6, Creative Cloud, and New Focus

On Monday, Adobe made some big announcements including the next version of its professional design software suite and a new cloud service for syncing, sharing, and storing files. Although there is always excitement surrounding news from the leading company in digital experiences, this week’s announcements were especially intriguing since they included 14 new products and 4 new Creative Suite additions.

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Kevin Allison: Comedian Talks Podcasting And Social Media

We always like to look at stories about how the web has changed (and continues to change) the media landscape, whether that be journalism, entertainment or anything else. When I was growing up, one of my favorite shows was MTV’s The State – a sketch comedy show that was simply too short-lived. Many of the actors from the show have …

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The AP Links, But For Those Running AP Stories, It’s Up To Them

This week, we ran an article about the Associated Press and its linking policies, which pointed out an article that seemed to be doing the kind of thing the organization has historically frowned upon from others – short articles based on someone else’s original reporting, linking to the original. While that was largely the point of the article, we also …

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Associated Press: You Can Link, But It’s Not Encouraged [Updated]

The Associated Press and the Internet at large have had something or a rocky relationship through the years. The organization has not taken kindly to the direction web news has gone in…essentially since the rise of blogs. In 2009, AP President Tom Curley talked about how “even minimal use” of its articles online required licensing agreements, according to the New …

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Fox News Mole Tweets About His Encounter With The DA

You remember that former Fox News employee that was doing recon for Gawker, right? Well, it appears that Fox News was serious about pursuing legal action. “Fox Mole” Joe Muto was apparently served with a search warrant this morning, according to a series of tweets. On April 10th, The Fox Mole debuted his first column with Gawker. He detailed how …

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Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month

Newsy announced that it is making its way into living rooms via the Roku player today. It’s part of Roku’s news and weather category. “Connected TV is an important part of Newsy’s strategy – we will be announcing our app for another set-top box later this month,” Newsy President Jim Spencer tells WebProNews. “We’ve been working to build content that …

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The Glass Castle Movie Is On The Way, May Star Jennifer Lawrence

Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir The Glass Castle has sold several million copies and stayed on the New York Time Bestseller list for over 250 weeks. It’s already achieved instant-classic status, and has been read by countless teenagers in schools across the country. And now, her story may finally see the silver screen. Deadline reports that Lionsgate studios has just acquired …

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Howard Stern Weighs In On The Ted Nugent Scandal

Ted Nugent has been under fire as of late for some particular comments he made about the 2012 election at a National Rifle Association convention – and that’s putting it mildly. Nugent, who has been an outspoken critic of President Obama for some time, went over the line with his most recent comments in the eyes of many. At the …

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Where Do You Get Your News? [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s an undebatable fact that the six o’clock evening news isn’t what it used to be. That’s not necessarily a knock on the quality of local or national broadcasts, but more of a commentary on how much the internet has changed the way we consume the news every day. The advent of the internet had an immediate effect, but it’s …

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Sarah Palin: Send Roger Ailes A Copy Of That Movie About Me

Although she’s not a candidate for the GOP Presidential nomination and by her own account has no plans to pursue the job in 2012 (yet), Sarah Palin still seems to be one focus of the public’s watchful eyes. Whether it’s the part of the Republican base that dreams for a last minute Palin candidacy to spice up the ticket, or …

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Jim Gaffigan’s “Mr Universe” Launches Straight To Fans

Let’s call it the wave of direct comedy. Today, another high-profile comedian has launched their new standup special from their website, straight to fans, without any middleman to speak of. The eternally pale Jim Gaffigan’s special “Mr. Universe” is now available to stream and download for the now-standard price of $5. From his site: Mr Universe is my all new …

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New Processors Could Be Made with Nano-Magnet Arrays

Scientists have taken an important step forward in developing a new material using nano-sized magnets that could ultimately lead to new types of electronic devices, with greater processing capacity than is currently feasible, in a study published in the journal Science. Now, researchers from Imperial College London have demonstrated that a honeycomb pattern of nano-sized magnets, in a material known …

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