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Life is Short. Have an Affair.

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

What do you think about a site that makes it easy to find people interested in having affairs? I'm thinking this is not geared to the younger set, but rather to aging boomers.

Terrorists, Rebels Now Masters Of The Internet

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Ten years ago, when Dr. Gabriel Weimann, a communications professor at the University of Haifa, started monitoring terrorist websites, there were 12. Today there are over 6,850.

Chief Technology Officer to be Transformational?

David Kralik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Kralik

Technology and the Internet were crucial to helping elect Barack Obama president and it will be crucial to the success of his administration.

The Icelandic "Facebook Revolution"

Sigtryggur Magnason | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sigtryggur Magnason

Icelanders don't have the culture of crowds. There are no subways, no train stations, so Facebook has made a great social impact and has played a vital role in the days since the economic crash.

The Final Jack Myers Media Business Report. It's Time to Get Into the Game.

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

Our industry is faced with an advertising depression, a rapid acceleration of media fragmentation, and audience shifts to non ad-supported media.

Obamerica's Digital Congregation

Aimee Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aimee Liu

Thanks to digital organizing, Obama now has a secular congregation as big as America. That congregation elected him. Now that same congregation is going to practice the values that he has preached.

The 10 new Golden Rules for Living in a Web2.0 World

Rick Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rick Smith

The 21st Century has ushered in new social media applications. But with access to these tools granted across the entire Bell curve of intelligences, it seems as if we have handed out guns to chimpanzees!


Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Earl Pomerantz

Ideas are like twinkling slivers of understanding. They flash in your mind, and you go, "Yeah!" It's not usually the whole thing that comes to you. Just a fragment.

Why the Youth Vote Is the Big Story -- For 2008 and for Decades to Come

Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber

We'd like to state the case for the youth vote as being crucial in understanding the Obama victory and what it means for the future. The youth vote deserves a lot of respect in its shaping of the electoral map.

Facebook Journalism

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Randi Zuckerberg: "When journalists can really engage with this audience and enlist Facebook users to market and share their content, that is such a powerful way to share credible news and information."

Smart Growth: Three Simple Steps to Help the Economy and the Planet

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Shireman

Taxes aren't just too high, they're too dumb. Whenever we put a tax on something, we get less of it. Yet, incomprehensibly, we continue to tax the things we want more of.

OMG & POS Computer Predation Overstated

James Mulvaney | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Mulvaney

Most of my professional experience involving sexual predation involves undercover stings where some pervert starts up a conversation with a willing "teenager" who turns out to be an undercover cop or agent.

The Israel/Gaza Facebook War

Jessica Olien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jessica Olien

Status Updates on Facebook have a whole new tone to them these days. In the past week these innocuous little descriptors have been replaced by some heavy war-petting, Israel style.

Is the Long Tail Shorter Than We Thought?

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

If everyone can cheaply produce media -- music, text, video, sound, and photos -- then much of it is going to be of little interest to most of us.

Why Academics Should Blog

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

I've been reading a fair bit of academic writing. I've come to the conclusion that all academics should blog.

Bailout Confuson -- All Over The Web (Salient Links)

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose Each morning I dutifully post links from sites I value for their news sense or opinion pertinence. Today the general theme is bai...

Publishing Is Dead. Long Live Publishing

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

There's going to be a shake-up, no doubt. It'll be ugly for publishing companies that don't adjust.

Spending Our Way Into the Apocalypse

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Sargus Klein

The whole scenario found in this month's Esquire verges on gallows humor.

Ad Suggestion For Obama -- McCain AWOL On GI Bill

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's time to fight fire with fire -- point out McCain's most embarassing votes, and paint him as an extremist or a party hack while doing so. Also paint him as anti-middle-class.

It's Official: HuffPost Is Fastest Growing News Site in America!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The new numbers are out from Nielsen Online and now there can be no doubt: The Huffington Post is currently the fastest growing major news site in the U.S.

Mideast Suspicion Fertile Ground for Rumors

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daoud Kuttab

A blogger reported on a lecture given by an advisor to McCain saying that the nominee plans to declare Jordan a Palestinian state. This supposed lecture, however, never took place.

CBS Shells Out $10M For Celeb Gossip Site

The Guardian (U.K.)'s Digital Content blog | Kevin Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CBS appears to have the Web 2.0 blug. First it bought Wall Street video blog Wallstrip in May of this year. Then it bought social music site, ...