Tag Archives: News content

U.S. News & World Report offers wide range of rankings

By BOLTON LANCASTER People have to make decisions, and people always want the best. What is the best school to graduate from? Where is the best hospital to be treated at? Unfortunately, these questions can be difficult to answer without … Continue reading

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The community has become the news reporter

By MELISSA CASTILLO I came across an article by blogger Matthew Ingram on GigaOM, in which he writes about Reddit’s recent success since the Advance Publications acquisition. The reason why it has been successful is because freedom has been given … Continue reading

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Mediaite serves as a hub for journalists

By NICKY DIAZ It seems like “Good Morning America” legal analyst Dan Abrams can do it all. Not only is he a substitute anchor for the network in addition to his responsibilities as legal analyst, but he is also a … Continue reading

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Breakingnews.com allows journalists to stay on top of news

By ROBERT PURSELL A website called breakingnews.com allows journalists to stay on top of breaking news stories by providing news as it is published from several news and social media websites. The site, which reads like a storyboard, publishes real-time … Continue reading

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Obama utilizes Reddit as forum as it grows in popularity

By NICKY DIAZ Reddit has slowly become a major news source for many Internet users. The social news website was founded in 2005, but only recently became popular. The site allows users to submit their own content or links to … Continue reading

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NewsBank: Full-text resource goldmine

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS As one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 35 years, NewsBank, Inc. offers students, publishers, researchers, military personnel and professionals of all background access to the top Web-based research products in the world. … Continue reading

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About.com: Infinite online exploration

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Claiming the motto Need.Know.Accomplish, About.com offers cyber users an investigative source for information on everyday topics ranging from 15-minute Fashion, Action Figures, Civil Liberties to Ear, Nose and  Throat Disorders, JavaScript and Political Humor, just to … Continue reading

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Apple’s WWDC … without iPhone 5?

by SHARON FRAJLICH In less than 24 hours after the announcement of this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, tickets sold out, according to the event’s site. While rumors have been circling that the unveiling of the iPhone 5 won’t be on … Continue reading

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New York Times set to begin digital subscription plan

By ALISON AGUDO On March 28, 2011, The New York Times will be introducing its digital subscription plan that will require frequent readers of the Web site to pay $15 a month for content they previously got for free. This … Continue reading

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Alltop.com: At the top of its game

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Alltop.com answers the hard-hitting questions that interest the world. What separates Alltop from your average search engine is that the site goes further in depth to answer your detailed questions. For example, where a normal search … Continue reading

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Online magazine sets social trends

By JAMIE STEPHENS Owned by The Washington Post Company, Slate.com serves as an up and coming daily online magazine on the Web. Founded in 1996, this general-interest publication offers analysis and commentary about an array of topics and interests in … Continue reading

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Have no fear, Google’s Person Finder is here

By SHARON FRAJLICH After the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti, Google, the mega search-engine we all know and love, created the Person Finder with the U.S. Department of State. Now Person Finder is being used to help victims of the … Continue reading

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‘Topix’ becomes hot spot for the latest in journalism news

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Topix.com/news/journalism is basically your modern, to-go source for recent news in the world of journalism. Continually updating current information through thousands of sources around the net, Topix Journalism News is a journalist’s cyber convenience store. With … Continue reading

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Mixx: Customizable news

By KEILAN AWONG In a world that has become increasingly customizable, from the car that you drive to the fast food that you order for lunch, it is only natural that this desire for products specifically tailored to your personal … Continue reading

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