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Jonnie Marbles: Why I foam-pied Rupert Murdoch →
The Murdoch foam-pieer pens a piece in the Guardian.
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I walked outside of my flat and had 20 microphones stuck in my mouth.– RUPERT MURDOCH, on why he couldn’t recall if he said something he was quoted as saying. If only. (via inothernews)
Guardian: News of the World phone hacking... →
Death of Sean Hoare – who was first named journalist to allege Andy Coulson knew of hacking – not being treated as suspicious.
felixsalmon: It seems to me there are three possibilities w/r/t that WSJ editorial: It was essentially dictated by Rupert Murdoch; It was written by Paul Gigot or someone else in an attempt to write what Rupert Murdoch would like to see; It’s a genuine statement of what the WSJ actually believes. Genuine question, here: which of these three options would be the worst?
Rebekah Brooks Arrested →
soupsoup: Follow the News of the World and News Corp developments on my liveblog.
Felix: Why all journalists should be on Twitter →
Well done, Felix. felixsalmon: Joe Nocera attacks the WSJ today: Within five months, Murdoch had fired the editor and installed his close friend Robert Thomson, fresh from a stint Fox-ifying The Times of London. The new publisher was Leslie Hinton, former boss of the division that published Murdoch’s British newspapers,…
Beyond a default: Catastrophic calculations - The... →
Good write-up by Ezra Klein on debt ceiling crisis.
John Paton’s Big Bet: Will “Digital First” bring... →
Update: On July 14, 2011, Journal Register Company announced that it had been purchased by Alden Global Capital for an undisclosed amount. Lauren Kirchner’s article below describes what exactly Alden bought. “We’re no good at this,” John Paton says, sitting in a midtown Manhattan conference room on a gray, rainy spring day. “We” is the news business, and “this” is designing a viable...
AP News site for iPad →
I don’t know if this is new or not, but it looks as if AP has rolled out an iPad friendly consumer news site.
DC Chillin': DC's Official Cocktail! →
dchillin: The official D.C. bird is the wood thrush. The official D.C. flower is the American Beauty Rose. And now, D.C. will have an official cocktail: the Rickey. The Rickey was invented in 1883 at the former Shoomaker’s Bar where the J.W. Marriott (1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW) is now located. The drink…
Correction to Jeter/SI post
Derek Jeter’s career BA is .313, not .270…his 2011 BA is .270. We regret the error but maintain our stance that his 3000th hit wasn’t worthy of SI’s covergasm.
Tim Pawlenty: Social Media "Breaks the Stronghold"... →
Tim Pawlenty, the former governor of Minnesota and aspiring GOP presidential candidate, says he’s embracing social media as a way to “break the stronghold” of the mainstream media. “The old way was the semi-monopolistic providers of content would pipe the news into you and cover the angle or s…
Prediction: "The housewife of 2000 can do her... →