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When it comes to journalism, truth is dead, but narrative lives.

We've written about Gamergate's narrative resembling the 90's moral panic about comics. Most recently, the Gamergate narrative was being discussed at the Society Of

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Social Media: The gatekeepers of speech

Ever since the dawn of the internet - and Usenet in particular - robots have been patrolling the bytes, trying to prevent spam and possible abuse, false flagging innocent domains, emails and users in the process.

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Hey musicians: stop blaming advertising for your woes

 

Who is policing the word police? Github's retarded move causes user backlash.

The problem with trying to create a business around a community, is that you have to deal with the community.

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Twitter might delete "copyrighted jokes", but a photographer still has to sue

The other day News Outlets reported that twitter now deletes copyright infringing jokes.

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Twitter's "copyright infringement" feature starts avalanche of twitter jokes

Twitter is creating a new tool to battle bots, stop spam and copyright infringement on their service.

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Co-founder of Grooveshark found dead in home, aged 28

Sad news came out of Gainesville Florida yesterday as it was reported that Grooveshark co-founder, Joshua Greenberg was found dead in his home.

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When sleeping between a rock and a hard place, do nothing.

As more cities in America go bankrupt, file for bankruptcy, or are just

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Ellen Pao steps down as interim CEO of reddit while Steve Huffman returns

As detailed in "The Fall Of the house of Reddit", Ellen Pao's short tenure as interim CEO was filled with administrators leaving, being fired, unfulfilled promises and a petition with over 200,000 signatures asking for Pao to st

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Googles new "real-time trends" for journalists should be targeted by lobbyists

Why settle for just publishing rumours found on twitter, when we can have journalism based on metarumours, i.e., rumours about rumours, thanks to Googles "biggest expansion of Google trends since 2012" as

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