- New York Times Vs BuzzFeed: Models For Mob-Sourced Journalism
April 26 2013 1:43 PM
Amid debates over the broken state of breaking news, the New York Times Company announced enhanced paywall options for important stories while BuzzFeed hires its first news director.
- George Jones Dies At 81
April 26 2013 12:11 PM
The country singing legend Jones died just days after being hospitalized for a fever and irregular blood pressure.
- Psy Knocked Off Charts By 63-Year-Old Man
April 26 2013 9:43 AM
PSY was knocked off the top of the Billboard South Korean Hot 100 by 63-Year-Old Cho Yong-Pil with his new single, "Bounce".
- Hyundai Pulls Viral Suicide Ad
April 26 2013 8:36 AM
Hyundai pulled a viral ad depicting suicide in a humorous manner in response to public backlash.
- What You Can Do About Wikipedia’s Gender Bias Problem
April 25 2013 2:40 PM
The Rewriting Wikipedia Project is holding a global write-in to encourage more women to contribute to Wikipedia, which has come under fire recently for gender bias and sexism in its articles.
- Kickstarter: Did Zach Braff Just Ruin Crowd Funding?
April 24 2013 4:56 PM
Zach Braff, the former "Scrubs" star and "Garden State" filmmaker, has turned to Kickstarter to fund his new movie, but some crowd-funding proponents don't think it's fair.
- Fox News: Where Viewers Flocked For Boston Bombings Coverage
April 24 2013 2:16 PM
Fox News beat its competition, CNN and MSNBC, during its coverage of the Boston marathon bombings and aftermath, signaling a possible credibility problem for CNN.
- 5 Reasons Netflix is Overtaking HBO
April 23 2013 11:36 AM
Netflix has overtaken HBO in number of subscribers in Q1. Here are 5 reasons why it will continue to stay ahead of HBO.
- Who Gets Hurt When Google Cracks The Whip?
April 23 2013 8:52 AM
A Colorado car blog publisher says Google unfairly yanked his website from Google News for supposedly violating its policy on sponsored content.
- RFID Knows When Students Skip School, But At What Cost?
April 20 2013 8:40 AM
Privacy advocates at the Georgia ACLU are concerned about a pilot program to monitor students on Gordon County school buses using RFID badges.
- Boston Marathon Bombings Signal A New Media Paradigm
April 19 2013 8:50 PM
Based largely on smartphones and social media, coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings proves we're in a post-media media world.
- Here We Go Again: Bogus Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Twitter Pages Just Harmless Mischief?
April 19 2013 11:33 AM
Several bogus accounts on Twitter and Facebook have popped up under the name Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, causing confusion and mischief as police search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
- What Bombing Suspect? Hasty Report Is No Small Blunder For Zucker-Era CNN
April 17 2013 5:14 PM
Unforgiving Twitter journalists lambasted CNN and John King after they reported that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been arrested.
- Morrison, Rivera Pose Nude For Allure's 'Naked Truth' Issue [PHOTOS]
April 17 2013 11:51 AM
Actresses Jennifer Morrison, Naya Rivera, Clare Bowen and Christa Miller posed nude for Allure's May 2013 'Naked Truth' issue.
- Jay Mohr’s '2nd Amendment' Tweet Sparks Shootout With Gun Lovers
April 17 2013 11:49 AM
Actor Jay Mohr sparked gun supporters' ire this week when he posted "2nd Amendment must go" on Twitter in response to the Boston bombings.
- Google 1Q Earnings Preview: Boost Expected From Mobile Growth
April 16 2013 4:56 PM
Google is expected to report increased revenue gains in its 1Q report this Thursday.
- Boston's Good Neighbor: Mr. Rogers Reminds A Shocked Nation To 'Look For The Helpers'
April 16 2013 1:08 PM
Amid the Boston Marathon bombings, meme-makers flooded Facebook and Twitter with words of encouragement courtesy of the late Fred Rogers.
- In The Wake Of Boston Explosions, Knee-Jerk Twitter Rumors Run The Gamut
April 15 2013 8:18 PM
Following two explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, Twitter and other social media websites lit up with far-flung rumors about North Korea and the tea party.
- Bleecker Bob’s, Shuttered NYC Record Store, Spins Crowd-Funding Campaign For New Life
April 15 2013 6:03 PM
New York's Bleecker Bob's Records, which closed its doors on Saturday, has turned to the crowd-funding website Indiegogo in hopes of raising funds for a new location.
- Reprieve: Gitmo Is A ‘Huge Black Mark’ On American History
April 15 2013 2:36 PM
A Guantanamo Bay hunger striker published an op-ed in the New York Times on Monday. Reprieve, the detainee's legal council, says it wants to change public opinion on the detention camp.