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Tajikistan blocks US-funded news website

(AP)—Tajikistan has blocked a popular U.S.-funded news website, only days after barring access to social networking site Facebook for featuring content allegedly insulting to the Central Asian nation's president.

Nov 30, 2012
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Researchers examine the rise of liveblogging

Dr Neil Thurman and Anna Walters, from City University London's Journalism School, have just published a study into liveblogging, which is becoming the default format for covering major breaking news stories, sports events, ...

Nov 26, 2012
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Europe takes on Google, looks to Brazil with hope

(AP)—European news organizations bleeding money and readers are trying to avoid extinction by asking governments in France, Germany and Italy to step in and charge Google for links to stories the Internet ...

Oct 31, 2012
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News.me ditched to focus on Digg

News.me applications for helping Twitter users stay in tune with happenings being tracked by friends faded into history on Thursday as their owner shifted resources to reviving social news site Digg.

Oct 25, 2012
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News aggregator Ongo to shut down

Online news service Ongo, which launched last year as a paid "aggregator" for various newspapers, said Tuesday it would close down by the end of the month.

May 08, 2012
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Huffington Post expands Canada editions

The AOL-owned Huffington Post news website said Tuesday it would expand its Canadian operations with regionally focused editions for Alberta and British Columbia.

May 08, 2012
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Tajikistan allows access to Facebook

Authorities in Tajikistan on Sunday allowed access to Facebook following an outcry from international organisations over the recent blocking of independent media sites.

Mar 11, 2012
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TV executives crave viewers who watch 2 screens

Forget the small screen and the big screen. The hottest new thing in television is the "second screen" - the one on the tablet computer or cell phone that an increasing number of viewers keep an eye on while they're watching ...

Feb 03, 2012
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Websites downed in Russia poll 'hack attack'

Websites which revealed violations in Russia's legislative polls were inaccessible Sunday after a hacking attack their operators said was aimed at preventing the exposure of mass election fraud.

Dec 04, 2011
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