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  • 24 November 2010 | {CATEGORY}

    Why Zuckerberg was right: The iPad is not mobile, but it is leisurely

    Most major media apps on Apple's iPad tablet are not mobile. And, perhaps to their credit they are not trying to be. Smart phones are about location, and tablets are about leisure. Publishers looking to build on either device need to realize these two factors overlap, but it is their differences that make them useful.
  • 17 November 2010 | {CATEGORY}

    America’s Rachel Maddow: The country hates the press

    "The country hates the press -- not some of it. All of it". This is the perception of journalism in America according to Rachel Maddow, host of a weeknight television news and opinion show on American cable news channel MSNBC.
  • 15 October 2010 | {CATEGORY}

    When bedbugs became news: Public service does not equal journalism

    For three years, hardly anyone noticed the quirky little web site Maciej Ceglowski created to keep track of bedbugs. Although actually a 35-year-old freelance computer programmer who lives in San Francisco, Ceglowski and people like him are increasingly part of the journalism mix, whether they acknowledge this or not.