Monthly Archives: June 2011

Link Ch. 14 – Jose Vargas, immigration, and journalistic truth telling

Former Washington Post reporter Jose Vargas is a successful young journalist. ┬áHe was part of a reporting team that won a Pulitzer for covering the Virginia Tech massacre, he wrote a well-regarded profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for the … Continue reading

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Go The F@$% To Sleep uses online buzz to sell parody bedtime book

Note: The links from this post all contain NSFW language. There has been a new parody of a children’s picture book being published this summer called GTFTS. It has all the sweet illustrations and baby animals you would expect in … Continue reading

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Magic with the iPad?

Thanks to Mashable for the link to magician and performance artist Simon Pierro video performance with an iPad.

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Copyright, Creative Commons & the Public Domain

When I logged onto Twitter this morning, it seemed like everywhere I looked there was news about implications of copyright law and copyright alternatives: RIAA says there’s no value in the public domain Fascinating post from Tech Dirt about how … Continue reading

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