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Who Should Decide What News is Important?

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Berry

Back in the old days, editors decided what was news, not advertisers and not readers. There was this concept called "news values."

20 Top Housing Markets: How's Your City Doing? | Henry Blodget and Kamelia Angelova|Jul. 1, 2009, 6:48 PM|19 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The rate of crash for real-estate prices nationwide has finally begun to moderate. Specifically, it dropped from -19% a year in March to -18% a year ...

10 iPhone Accessories We'd Love To Have | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the iPhone's best new "3.0" features will be its ability to work with new hardware accessories. So here's a bunch we'd love to have. Get Huf...

Silicon Alley Insider: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

The website Silicon Alley Insider has a split personality -- when it's good, it's very good and when it's bad, it's awful.

Tim Armstrong Gets It Right, Silicon Alley Insider Gets It Wrong

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

AOL's newly appointed CEO, Tim Armstrong gave some insight into his plans for the beleaguered Time Warner unit. But you had to listen carefully to what he said to get a sense of what he was planning.

Newspaper Editors To Generation Y: Drop Dead

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

Doesn't the best online journalism still depend on old media outlets? What happens when we lose all those print reporters, the ones who file history's first draft?

The 25 Most Valuable Digital Startups

Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wondering how much your private company is worth? (Or your stock options in your private company?) Curious where your company ranks in the pantheon of...

Disney/ABC Opens Vault To Vintage TV

Silicon Alley Insider | Michael Learmonth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Disney is going to raid the TV archives, a move that may allow viewers to watch 50s-era series like "Zorro" and "Davy Crockett" via ad-supported strea...

NYT-Owned Not for Sale; Rumors Are "Horsesh*t"

PaidContent | Rafat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A rumor cropped up on SAI earlier today about New York Times (NYSE: NYT) hiring a banker to look for options for, which of course surprised ...