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More on: are bloggers journalists?

CNET: Bloggers should be classified as journalists and given First Amendment protections based on the function they perform, not the form of their transmissions. Properly understood, the First Amendment applies to all those who report…


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More on Flickr and fair disclosure

The acquisiton of Flickr by Yahoo! still baffles me. Not the deal itself which was widely rumored and seems to be a good fit. No it’s the nature of the announcement. It was made via…


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Papercasting

Papercasting: File under ‘Fantastically pointless but hilarious abuse of technology’ – write your blog posts on paper, scan them and post up the images. Call it a ‘plog’ – job done. Great stuff. Credits: CNET


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Ask Jeeves bought for $2bn

The New York Times reports that Ask Jeeves, the fourth largest search engine firm, has been acquired:IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet company headed by Barry Diller, is close to an agreement to acquire  Ask Jeeves Inc., the…


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More frigging with the rigging

Back from the UK and a chance to use the jet-lagged early hours to make some further adjustments to Morgan McLintic on PR. I’ve started to use some more descriptive categories such as Media, Blogging,…


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Yahoo! snaps up Flickr

Yahoo!’s corporate development team has been busy as it extends its services for photos, tagging and blogging, with the acquisition of Flickr. Announced via Flickr’s blog (on a Sunday afternoon – there’s nothing in Yahoo’s…