News tagged with gossip

Review: Making Facebook a warmer, smaller space

(AP)—A woman I haven't spoken to in six years is pregnant with her second son. Another college acquaintance reads the Bible a lot. A high school classmate likes to rant about politics. A college dormmate ...

dateDec 26, 2012 in Internet
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The threat of gossip can rein in selfishness

Gossip can be hurtful, unproductive, and mean. It can also be an important part of making sure that people will share and cooperate, according to a study in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science.

dateJul 12, 2011 in Social Sciences
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NY Times, Huffington Post exchange barbs

The gloves are off between a pair of Old and New Media heavyweights. Bill Keller, executive editor of the venerable New York Times, and Arianna Huffington, founder of brash newcomer The Huffington Post, exchanged ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Business
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