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If you’ve paid much attention to Facebook since Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, you’ve undoubtedly seen a recurring meme about fake disaster photos that were circulated during the storm and passed off as genuine. In one case, someone tweeted that the New York Stock Exchange was under three feet of water.

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One of the hot topics on the internet has been the Arianna Huffington’s decision to sell her popular Huffington Post site to AOL. The …

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There are media watchdog groups out there who analyze everything that’s reported watching for mistakes. Guess what: they find them. Just as anyone who …

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By now, you’ve certainly heard about angry Twitter users-turned-media critics who posted a storm of tweets about CNN’s coverage of bloody protests in Iran, …

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While reading a list of 10 Things Local Newspapers Need to Do, I was struck by the irony of item #2: 2. All local, …

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For about an hour on Thursday, Google was offline.  The company blames the problem on a glitch that routed too much traffic through computers …

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I call it intellectual laziness, but if you want to immediately gain someone’s attention and trust, there are certain hot-button topics that you can …

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Over at his blog, I’m Not Drunk Enough for This, J.J. says the perception of bloggers being “journalists” bothers him: “What most people think …

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It’s one of the most popular arguments on the blogosphere. Some people — mostly bloggers — believe that they are automatically every bit as …

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