November 14, 2019

Solutions, journalism and the future of google algorithms

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By Giles Crosse, From Reuters Community A recent story from Journalism.co.uk hints a new google algorithm system could shake up page rankings for original, positive reporting. The story reveals that to help publishers reap the rewards for their original investigative reporting, Google is changing the way investigative journalism content is recognised and ranked. “Original reporting is at […]

Mid century modern designer

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A Mid Century Modern Designer Whose Name You Should Know: Mel Smilow By Rain Noe From Core77 How a kid from the Bronx dropped out of Pratt and achieved entrepreneurial design success If I asked you to rattle off some famous Mid Century Modern designers, I already know which names you’d say. Chances are it […]

Saudi oil attacks: US says intelligence shows Iran involved

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From BBC The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its allegation Iran was behind attacks on major Saudi oil facilities. Iran denies involvement in Saturday’s air attacks, which were claimed by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen. But unnamed US officials speaking to US and international media say the direction and […]

What are dynamic paygates and does your news organization need them? Part 2

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By Giles Cross From Reuters Community In the second part of our paygates exploration, Paul Johnson, MPP CEO and co-founder, reveals how dynamic paygates, as part of smarter revenue management, could shake-up journalism for good. What is dynamic paygate technology? Our dynamic paywall functionalities, be that for metering, paywall, datawall, signwall or sharewall implementations, all utilize our […]

How to keep your phone safe at the beach this summer

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By Chloe Bryan From Mashable Let’s be real. You’re going to take your phone to the beach. How could you not? So let’s make sure it doesn’t meet its untimely end there. There are three main issues to consider when beach-proofing your device: sun, sand, and moisture. You don’t want your phone to overheat, you […]

Facebook belatedly makes it harder to run some discriminatory ads

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By Jack Morse From Mashable Scandal-plagued Facebook announced March 19 that it would take steps to address one of its many structural flaws. Namely, the company will no longer allow advertisers to discriminate when it comes to housing, jobs, or credit advertisements that run on the social media platform.  “These changes are the result of historic settlement […]

David Horowitz warns ‘Dark Agenda’ against Christians

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From Newsmax A Jew and famed author is warning Christians are in danger. He says they are targeted by secular leftists. They want to destroy Christianity in America. Persecution against Christians is already happening. It can get far worse. David Horowitz exposes the truth in his new bestseller . . . “Dark Agenda: The War to […]

Amy Klobuchar apparently ate salad with a comb and then made her staffer clean it

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By Chloe Bryan From Mashable The New York Times published a story Friday detailing the harsh, occasionally demeaning manner in which 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has treated her staff. There are a lot of disturbing details in the report, including accounts of Klobuchar throwing items “in the direction of aides” and making employees wash her dishes, which […]

A subscription for baby food? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

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By Olga Massov From Mashable Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with. Internet marketed direct-to-consumer subscription services […]

Critics of a Student Debt Jubilee are right (and wrong)

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By Eric Levitz From New York Mag Imagine that you’ve just been accosted by a street-corner socialist. She presses a pamphlet into your hand and tells you that her movement has a big, bold idea for rectifying the inequities of late capitalism, and restoring faith in the concept of public goods. You look down at […]