Unless Sharon’s sources are hallucinating, therefore, Comcast and NBC certainly...– Comcast Denies Having Deal To Buy NBC (via mikehudack)
81% of Democratic voters support the public... →
For years, the Democrats in our federal government lived in legislative exile -...– JON STEWART, The Daily Show (via inothernews)
Swiss Model for Health Care Is Gaining Admirers →
Nelson D. Schwartz at The New York Times “What I like about it is that it’s got universal coverage, it’s customer driven, and there are no intermediaries shopping on people’s behalf,” she added. “And there’s no waiting lists or rationing like in the U.K. or Canada.” Since being made mandatory in 1996, the Swiss system has become a popular model for experts seeking alternatives to government-run...
We Live In The Future →
msg: Inspired by Mike Hudack I started a new tumblelog as a reminder that we are living in the future. Feel free to submit your own reminders
Twitter Lists aka $100mm to Copy Blogrolls →
gbattle: The idea is to allow people to curate lists of Twitter accounts. For example, you could create a list of the funniest Twitter accounts of all time, athletes, local businesses, friends, or any compilation that makes sense. gbattle sez: Yes, I know, a bombastic title, but telling. It’s clear we are in the age of RSS redux, bite-sized syndication for the masses. IE/FireFox/Safari...
Inc's 30 Under 30: America's Coolest Young... →
Urlesque Looking for Freelance Contributors
kellyreeves: Hi all — I’m putting the word out about a lil writing opportunity. Please pass along to anyone who may be interested! __ __ __ Urlesque.com, an internet trends and web humor site, seeks experienced freelance contributors who can curate funny, smart collections of web content. The right candidate must… - Be an internet junkie with the ability to recognize and report on emerging...
Hannity Doesn’t Understand How Farming Works + Fake Populism
Pro Publica, he wrote, “has collected some $14 million in donations since...– David Carr, Non-Profit Journalism: Not Necessarily on the Cheap
homeofthevain: Some of my most popular Tumblr posts have been my cellphone fauxlaroids. So I thought I’d put together a Tumblr dedicated solely to these kind of photos — this is the closest you’ll see me get to a personal diary. And much like anyone, I have an occasional need to shoot in an excessively photobloggy way, so this is where I’ll indulge in tilted shots of buildings, close-ups of...
We are not here because the domain name could cause confusion. We do not have a...– Marc Randazza, lawyer for the Respondent - Talk show host Glenn Beck is pursuing the owner of the domain name glennbeckrapedandmurderedayounggirlin1990.com, charging trademark violations and claiming rights to the domain. Now, the anonymous owner responds, telling an arbiter that “only an abject...
In a blog posting to Newsmax John Perry wrote about a coup scenario involving...– Newsmax response to “Coup” post. (Media Matters)
Sometimes Fox brings on the criticism itself, they don’t cover rallies and tea...– Bernie Goldberg Calls Out Fox News Hosts ‘Pretending to Be Journalists’…on Fox News
Newsmax pulls column advocating a coup of Obama's... →
…but not before Pareene grabs it and posts it on Gawker.
sarahlane: Tumblr community, this is me going to bat for you. I’m pretty menacing, admit it. FEAR ME. FEAR MY WRATH. Been a Sarah Lane fan since The Screen Savers. Just sayin.
And there goes the public option →
Jon Stewart eviscerates the right-wing machine for jumping from ACORN to the NEA to Fox’s newest conspiracy theory that President Obama is “indoctrinating” young children.
Health insurance companies are exempt from the... →
jayparkinsonmd: And the best solution Washington can come up with is mandating that we all purchase products from a private industry that is exempt from the first Federal statute to limit cartels and monopolies, and today still forms the basis for most antitrust litigation by the United States federal government. I’m not a lawyer, but are federal health insurance mandates constitutional,...
Using The Internet To Get Off Of The Internet. →
My latest post at Mediaite covering Foursquare, ZipCar for iPhone, and Neighborhoodr.
Dan Lyons Loves/Hates Stupid Twitter, Wants... →
You do realize you can choose who to follow on twitter, Dan? He wrote this shortly before writing that twitter is a better way for him to find the best news.
Details Emerge On Rumored Apple Tablet →
It is designed to expand the iPhone and iPod touch media concept to its next potential level: as a slate-like replacement for books and magazines, plus all of the media, gaming, app, and web functionality of the iPhone and iPod touch. It is not meant to compete with netbooks. It’s an iPhone OS media player and light communication device. Apple is currently planning to announce it on or before...
Last month’s Future of Local panel, which included Dennis Crowley of Foursquare. Come check me and Blakeley present Neighborhoodr at tonight’s event. Tickets are still available.
HarperCollins Publishers announced Monday that 24-year-old Islip, NY resident...– Man’s Facebook Status Given Book Deal | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source (via kmaverick)