Tag: USA

US: Podcast listening up, but still marginal

• December 3, 2006 • Comments (0)

A survey by Pew Internet & American Life Project (The report states: “The Pew Internet Project is a non-partisan, non-profit research center that examines the social impact of the internet. It is part of the Pew Research Center and is funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts.”) states that podcast usage in the States is up […]

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The element of surprise being filtered away

• December 2, 2006 • Comments (0)
The element of surprise being filtered away

Calvin Tang, co-founder of Newsvine, a site where users can trail their reading habits and get filtered news which they then can discuss with other users, puts his finger on the problem with filtered news in an interview in Online Journalism Review. People like to discover things that they might enjoy reading but they didn’t […]

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"B-" for American newspapers online

• December 1, 2006 • Comments (0)

Steve Outing at Editor & Publisher has reviewed American newspaper websites, and he’s not very satisfied with what he’s found. This is how he describes the current challenge these papers are facing in his “Stop the Presses” column: How to transition a significant part of the newspaper business to online and new media — how […]

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Library shuts down internet access

• December 1, 2006 • Comments (0)

Detroit based wxyz.com has a story on a library in Mt. Clemens that has shut down internet access to its visitors since they used the computers to watch porn. Of course not everyone did, but little did that stop the library who quoted the computers’ visible location as the problem – “it’s quite possible that […]

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