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Yes, Politico: It's still worth covering breaking news mistakes

Today, a gunman opened fire in Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport, killing a TSA agent and wounding an as-yet unconfirmed number of …

Portrait of the NSA: no detail too small in quest for total surveillance

The NSA gathers intelligence to keep America safe. But leaked documents reveal the NSA's dark side – and show an agency intent on exploiting the digital revolution to the full<p>Barack Obama hailed United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon as a "good friend" after the two had sat down in the White …

Instagram ads and the future of brand advertising

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Wiki Commons<p>From the very day that Facebook(s fb) acquired Instagram, there has been an impending sense of doom that …

Ebook subscription startup Oyster expands to iPad and opens to all; some stats from Scribd

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Oyster, the Peter Thiel-backed startup that aims to be a Netflix (s NFLX) for ebooks, was iPhone-only and invite-only for its …

Why tablet magazines are a failure

Advertisement<p>77 Comments<p>“We’re starting a new magazine,” the entrepreneur told me. “We have a potent niche to cover, and advertisers are dying for us …

Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: New ebook markets, battles and pricing strategies

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / ToastyKen<p>No matter what country they’re in, book publishers worldwide share some of the same challenges. …

Who Will Be The First Snapchat Stories Celebrity?

Each sharing medium has its virtuosos. YouTube celebrities, Instagram artists, Vine comedians. And soon, thanks to the private ephemeral messaging app’s new public broadcast feature Stories, we may see Snapchat superstars take the spotlight. Their creations could make Snapchat less about intimate …

The neverending story: Subscriptions may be the way of the crowdfunding future

Crowdfunding is growing up. It's been three and a half years since Kickstarter kickstarted the trend (see what I did there?). The first wave of …

Vox's new mega-round puts a bow on content's "holy shit" moment

Today it was revealed that Vox Media, owner of The Verge, SB Nation, and Polygon has raised another $40 million of funding. Then came BuzzFeed’s …