Category Archives: News


The Economist: Audio and Video The audio and video segments of the Economist online are plentiful, and free. There is no need to register to start listening or watching. Furthermore, there is a very handy feature that allows a … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Log

Image via Wikipedia The Lincoln Log What exactly was Abraham Lincoln doing on June 11, 1850? As it turns out, he was writing a letter to one Nathaniel Hay, describing the details of a potential home-improvement project. If you’re … Continue reading

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Science Today

Image via Wikipedia University of California; Science Today Science Today is a one minute, five-times a week, radio program carried on CBS affiliates and produced by the University of California. The website for Science Today provides the program on … Continue reading

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Managing the News Flood

Image via CrunchBase Founder of ReadWriteWeb, Richard MacManus, suggests the following for managing real-time news on the Web. Limit the number of times that you check the news sources and social networking sites Use topic trackers such as Google Alerts, … Continue reading

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Resource on Journalism

Image by Kewei SHANG via Flickr Project for Excellence in Journalism: Analysis: Our Studies [pdf] The Pew Research Center‘s Project For Excellence takes a broad view of news coverage, and this website contains their timely and empirical research studies. … Continue reading

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New Way To Track News

Google has partnered with New York Times and Washington Post to develop “Living Stories“, a new way to view, track, and personalize the news. [youtube]1ZhCY9FF608[/youtube] Related articles by Zemanta Google joins forces with newspapers ( Google Shows Off New News … Continue reading

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Fast Flip

Google has released a new web application called Fast Flip that allows users to explore the news by flipping through pages online “as quickly as flipping through a magazine”.¬† A mobile platform is also available for the iPhone and Android … Continue reading

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Govzine For the latest and most compelling news on the world of government, visitors might do well to check out GovZine. Govzine is a social news aggregation service focused on various aspects of government, including updates from industry websites … Continue reading

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The Communicators

C-SPAN: The Communicators¬† C-SPAN has given viewers programs like the celebrated “BookTV” and “Booknotes” and now they have come out with “The Communicators”. This program features a half-hour interview with “the people who shape our digital future.” Interviews include … Continue reading

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Search For News By Author

Search Tip: There is a new “Search by Author” feature available on Google News.¬† If you spot an article with a reporter’s byline, click the name to bring up other articles by that person.¬† Another way to find news articles … Continue reading

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