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Facebook friends the news media

April 10, 2011

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As the news media struggles to increase online traffic and revenue, Facebook is extending a helping hand. “Like” buttons have already done this; they allow Facebook users to pass their favorite reads along to others in their news feed, bringing more traffic to the article and news site. The AP clipping of this story contains […]

Mark Zuckerberg, President of Egypt?

March 3, 2011

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Hearing Iason Athanasiadis speak about his experience as a foreign correspondent covering the Middle East—and specifically his time in Tahrir Square during last month’s protests—was hands down, my favorite “My Life As…” lecture here at Stony Brook University. I could fill this entry with the various reasons explaining why this lecture was my favorite, but in order […]