All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘New York Times’

Edward Snowden Clemency: What Do You Say, Obama?

Edward Snowden is a whistle-blower who exposed the U.S. governmental spy agencies and what they did that infringed on U.S. citizens, as well as some of its allies. He deserves clemency — or even a full pardon from President Barack Obama. That’s the request put forth to President Obama by the New York Times and Britain’s Guardian newspaper, urging him …

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Miley Cyrus’s Bad Reputation Scaring Other Celebrities Away

When you hear the name Miley Cyrus,you most likely think,”what did she do now?”Every week,there is another news story about her crazy antics.Some people see her behavior as a clear cry for help.Others see it as crazy marketing.Whatever the reason for Cyrus’s new attitude and behavior,she has developed a bad reputation.The kind that makes others fear being associated with her.Therefore, …

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Yahoo News Gets Yet Another New York Times Columnist With Matt Bai Hire

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 and deep analysis of politics in Washington and around the country.” This is the third recent hire from the New …

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Yahoo Taps David Pogue To Lead Tech Coverage

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 other technology on a new Yahoo site. CEO Marissa Mayer blogged about the news on Tumblr, saying, “Yahoo is in …

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SEO That Helped NYT Investigate Mugshot Sites Shares Further Insights Into Their Rankings

In case you haven’t heard by now, Google pushed out an update late last week aimed at demoting shady sites that prey on people who have publicly available mugshots, and charge them to have the images removed. The New York Times published a big investigative report about the practice and Google’s response. The Times had Doug Pierce, the founder of …

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Alex Rodriguez Sues MLB For “Contract Interference”

Bad boy of baseball, Alex Rodriguez is suing Major League Baseball claiming the league interfered with his contracts and business relationships. Rodriguez claims in the lawsuit that MLB bought the cooperation of the chief witness against him. Rodriguez’s people also claim that Anthony Bosch, the head of the Biogenesis clinic has been paid $5 million by MLB to help force …

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New York Times Latest SEA Target

In a late Tuesday afternoon digital attack, the New York Times, Twitter and The Huffington Post became the latest reported victims of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). If you are looking for the latest crossword or list of best sellers, patience is a virtue. The New York Times is offering workaround solutions. Much of Twitter remained accessible and, according to …

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John Henry Buys Boston Globe from New York Times

John Henry, owner of the Boston Red Sox and the Liverpool Football Club is now the new owner of The Boston Globe. Former owners, The New York Times Company, put the Globe up for sale in February due to a decline in circulation. The company says the sale to Mr. Henry will allow them to focus on their flagship title. …

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Anthony Lewis Dies; New York Times Columnist was 85

Anthony Lewis, the author and influential columnist for The New York Times, has died. He was 85 years old. The New York Times is reporting that Lewis died at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Monday, March 25. His wife, former chief justice of the Massachussets Supreme Judicial Court Margaret Marshall, told the newspaper that Lewis died from complications of …

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New York Times Lets Starbucks Customers Inside the Paywall

In what sounds like a completely sensible partnership, The New York Times has announced that readers will have free access to content that’s normally behind the paywall, as long as they’re reading it at Starbucks. Starbucks customers who are logged in to the Starbucks Digital Network can now access up to 15 articles per day. It’s a bit more complicated …

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Major Media Outlets Targeted In Patent Suits

Major media outlets have been named in a series of patent infringement suits related to mobile phone apps and websites. Clouding IP is claiming such media giants as CNN, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Fox News, Time, and Gannett infringe on its patent by “among other things, making using, offering for sale, selling and/or importing products and/or services …

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Fieri Skit SNL Didn’t Air Takes On NY Times Review

If you watch the Food Network–either obsessively, like me, or randomly, like normal people–you’ve probably seen Guy Fieri at least once. He’s the one with the throwback spiky hair and the wardrobe that dates back to 1995 Hot Topic. He “drives” a red convertible around the country to find the best greasy spoons and is also the host of his …

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