Kelly Doughty

14 Flips | 1 Magazine | @sirkus | Keep up with Kelly Doughty on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kelly Doughty”

News Is Bad for You? Here Are 9 Reasons Why That Idea Is Flat Wrong

I don't know who Rolf Dobelli is, but I completely disagree with his recent column in <i>The Guardian</i>, a British newspaper. Dobelli believes "news is bad for you" and argues that the day's headlines rot your brain.<p>He says the news:<p>• misleads<p>• is irrelevant<p>• doesn't offer explanation<p>• is toxic to your …

The Good News About Stress and 5 Ways to Cope

"If you're not stressed, you're not working hard enough." More and more this mantra seems to be woven into our cultural dialogue. Stress may be considered the new "normal," but it doesn't have to be that way. Simple shifts in attitude and practices can yield big benefits. April is National Stress …

Facebook thinks you might like up to three video ads in your News Feed each day

Expected to launch in the summer, Facebook's new video ad units may prove to be a revenue success for the company, but they may also become another nuisance for users. According to <i>AdAge</i>, Facebook is currently in talks with various agencies to secure its first video ad partners ahead of a June/July …

CNN, Fox News, AP Forced To Walk Back Reports Of Boston Bombing Arrests

CNN and other outlets found themselves with egg on their face when they reported that an arrest had been made in the Boston bombings and were then forced to walk that news back.<p>Though it was not alone, CNN took the brunt of the blame for its faulty reporting. It was the first and most prominent …

News Nearby: Teen Struck and Killed by NYC Subway

A look at the top headlines from around the area this week.<p><b>Nesconset Teen Struck and Killed by NYC Subway</b><p>A Nesconset teen died Tuesday night after …

The good and bad of Twitter chaos when news is breaking

As the Boston Marathon tragedy unfolded Monday, this blog tweeted that it was a good time to remember everything we’ve learned about verification.<p>Bad information was broadcast by various parties Monday. CNN collected 5 viral stories about Boston attacks that aren’t true. But it seemed to me that …

NY Daily News Doctored Bombing Photo

Boston bombings: CNN and AP v. NBC News

Call it the battle of CNN/AP and NBC News, told in tweets:<p>CNN:<p>CNN.com:<p>An arrest has been made in the Boston bombings investigation based on two videos showing images of the suspect, a federal law enforcement source told CNN’s Fran Townsend.<p>AP:<p>NBC:<p><b>UPDATE 2:41</b>: Looks as if NBC News has a pretty good …

Anonymous' 'Your Anon News' Raises $54,668 On Indiegogo To Start A New News Site

After garnering so much media attention for its hacks, hacker collective Anonymous is turning the tables and trying to start its own media outlet, raising tens of thousands of dollars online to fund the project.<p>More precisely, a dedicated subset of Anonymous called "Your Anon News" has raised …

New York Daily News doctored picture of Boston bombing victim

I see the former News of the World editor, Colin Myler, is in a spot of bother at the New York Daily News.<p>His paper used a doctored picture of a …

In pictures: FBI releases images of Boston Marathon bombing suspects