December 17, 2010

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Friday, December 17, 2010

The New York Times is re-reporting a story about a plane crash from fifty years ago.

Letter to the President

This week, Attorney General Eric Holder authorized federal investigators to take “significant steps” in building a case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for publishing classified documents. This is worrying some members of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, who wrote a letter to Holder and President Obama ...

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Defending Hacktivism

Internet vigilantes calling themselves Anonymous recently made headlines because of their attacks on websites that had cut ties with WikiLeaks. The activists offered moral justification for their attacks by citing work by theorist Evgeny Morozov, who has argued that attacks like these can qualify - in some cases -

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Streaming Netflix

Netflix recently debuted its much-awaited streaming only option for customers who would rather watch online than wait for DVDs to come in the mail. The problem? Netflix’s streaming library is much smaller than its DVD library. The New York Times writer Tim Arango says Netflix will have to pay up ...

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Oprah Winfrey Network

On January 1, Oprah Winfrey will leave her daytime talk show behind launch her new cable network, OWN. Some think that whatever Oprah touches turns to gold, but shifting from broadcast television to the riskier world of cable hasn’t always been successful in recent years. Brian Steinberg of Advertising Age ...


Turning Down Loud Commercials

For decades, the FCC has been fielding complaints about the drastic volume change between television shows and the commercials around them. Up until now, their only solution was to recommend that viewers use the mute button when a loud commercial comes on. The Wall Street Journal’s Elizabeth ...

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Dynamic Pricing

One way retailers are trying to maximize profits this holiday season is through "dynamic pricing," whereby the price of an item is based on what the seller thinks the consumer is willing to pay. Slate’s Annie Lowrey says that retailers use your browsing history, your purchase history, and even ...

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Brooklyn Plane Crash

On the morning of December 16th, 1960, two airplanes collided in the fog over New York City. The New York Times ran a triple banner headline, covering what was the worst air disaster in American history at that time. Fifty years later, The Times is covering the story ...

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Cesar Aponte, Jr. from Tampa, FL

Please advise the following reports in this hour on TV, Films and viewing less advertisements.

Oct. 21 2011 11:23 AM

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