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The 5 Deadly Clicks: The Links You Should Never Touch

Adam Levin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

If you think the most common cyber scam still involves deposed Nigerian royalty eliciting your help to extract fortunes from African banks, your time machine has stalled. Cyber ninjas have become far more creative, sophisticated and inscrutable.

Why, as the Gates of Newsgathering Information Have Been Opening, the Minds of Its Audience Have Been Closing?

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 09.02.2012 | Media
Daniel R. Schwarz

Even as the Internet has opened the gates of information and replaced the gatekeeping function of major news media, the American news audience has become more close-minded it its desire to consider diverse opinions.

ICANN Top Level Domain Release Won't Beat .Com Relevance

Brett Greene | Posted 08.22.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

In theory, the availability of these new URL endings means that you'll type in '' instead of ''... or will you? It will take a lot of retraining to get us to type in anything besides dot com in a web browser.

Sen. Franken: 'We Can't Lose Net Neutrality'

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Timothy Karr

Net Neutrality protects a level playing field on the Internet, where anyone can connect, create and innovate. Without Net Neutrality, Al Franken says, Internet service providers would be able to return as gatekeepers to all expression.

NYT Paywall Won't Hit Vast Majority Of Readers

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times will introduce multiple subscription packages for its website when it unveils its paywall in early February, the Wall Street Journa...

AOL's Content Strategy Is Still A Mess

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Henry Blodget

AOL does appear to have an opportunity to create the Time, Inc. for the 21st Century. The tools, building blocks, and scale are there. But it's not going to happen without a very clear strategy. And right now, AOL's content strategy is a mess.

Our Media Are "Post-Reason," and We Dutifully Follow

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leonce Gaiter

The web only promotes the democratic impulse if you limit the definition of "democratic" to mere participation. If you mean the ideals of democratic governance, you could not be more wrong.

Feds Could Expand Web Monitoring Program To Private Sphere

The Hill's Hillicon Valley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The federal government could begin monitoring some private Internet networks for potential cyberattacks, a Department of Homeland Security official su...

News Viewers: Fox -- News Users: CNN

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

The full third quarter cable news ratings are in, and nothing has changed very much. Fox News still has more viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined.

Hybridizing Newspapers with the Internet: a New Model

Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte

The rapid and messy evolution in communications has led us to propose the creation of a symbiotic relationship between newspapers and the Internet.

Bail Out Investigative Journalists

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Kall

Investigative journalism is at risk. And investigative reporting is not something that can be outsourced or depend upon other countries' workers to do properly.

Media Ownership for All: Citizen Journalism Grows Up

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

Independent photojournalists, NGO workers and citizens are part of this important movement to take back the news from those who focus on profits.

McCain's Internet Muscle Revealed In New Study

Attributor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite John McCain's self-described computer "illiteracy" and dearth of popularity among young voters, web tracking company Attributor recently revea...