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On Lance

NY Times – Armstrong Drops Fight Against Doping Charges There’s much more to the article than the headline, but that’s the headline. Armstrong does have a statement up explaining why he dropped the fight, but the headline wins the day. My reaction, as a cycling fan, is mixed… Man… who even knows anymore. I feel… Continue reading On Lance

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In Which The Context = Advertising.

NBC quoted from an article on All Things D: “They are complex entertainment spectacles that do not translate well online because they require context, which our award-winning production team will provide for the large primetime audiences that gather together to watch them.” Context = all the ads. For all the internet related stuff NBC claims… Continue reading In Which The Context = Advertising.

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“Yes, but not the news.”

It goes without saying that Rupert Murdoch can be a polarizing figure. And while I usually find the stuff he says on Twitter borderline ridiculous, 140 characters can offer a fascinating view at the way somebody thinks. Early this morning, he made mention of the wide variety of Sunday papers available in London. That tweet… Continue reading “Yes, but not the news.”

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News Consumption Goes Direct

It is so hard to go back 20 years [1] and imagine a world in which sources go direct the way they do now. But that’s exactly what has happened. I have no television. No standard network or fancy cable news, only internet. Yet somehow, without even trying, a graphic video showing a bloody and… Continue reading News Consumption Goes Direct

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