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Murdoch uses Twitter to tout Santorum

Murdoch uses Twitter to tout Santorum

Rupert Murdoch opened a Twitter account over the weekend, and while the octogenarian mogul is no @justinbieber (who has 16 million followers) his tweets @rupertmurdoch did draw lots of media attention…

NOTW editor calls bosses ‘scum’

NOTW editor calls bosses ‘scum’

Former News of the World deputy editor Paul McMullan told a Parliamentry committee that his bosses were “scum” — but only because they haven’t proudly admitted to their deeds. Visit…

Think you know the answer? Don’t be so sure. (And what if reading is NOT fundamental?)

Those who present contrary views are sometimes written off as cantankerous cranks. But with accepted formulas so regularly being discredited, those who stand against the grain might be our truth…

Doctrinaire journos, TEAR DOWN THAT WALL!

Doctrinaire journos, TEAR DOWN THAT WALL!

Jeff Jarvis and Roy Greenslade are having at it, arguing about that damn wall in our newsrooms. Greenslade (top photo) says keep it high; Jarvis (below right) says tear it down.…

Paywall rises

Rupert Murdoch’s dropped his other shoe. After months of ranting about how the internet’s been stealing his lunch, come June his Times and Sunday Times newspapers will be the first…

Promoting the walking dead

Promoting the walking dead

The New York Press Association will soon launch an advertising and public relations campaign “to combat the doom and gloom swirling around the newspaper industry and to position community newspapers…

Oh my, how the mighty Times has fallen

Oh my, how the mighty Times has fallen

Not long ago, the NY Times would toss local news leads in the trash; its staff was so stealthy in lifting stories from the city’s community weeklies that they’d rarely…