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CBS Comms Expert: Bill Cosby Needs To Say Something About These Allegations ASAP - Posted November 20, 2014
The bad news for Bill Cosby keeps coming with TV Land now pulling syndicated broadcasts of The Cosby Show from the air. And, more damning, the AP has released the clip above, which now includes a previously unpublished segment where Cosby not only offers up a "no ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Donating 50 Laptops to Nearby High School, Conducting Class on App Creation - Posted September 19, 2014
Sequoia High School in ... [AllFacebook]

Baylor Is No. 1 in Unified's College Football Poll, in Terms of Facebook Engagement - Posted September 12, 2014
The 2014 college football season is in full swing, with teams already moving up a... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Finally Addresses Messenger Controversy - Posted August 27, 2014
Facebook finally began officially addressing concerns about the ... [AllFacebook]

Iranian Prosecutor Denies Report That Mark Zuckerberg Was Ordered To Appear In Court - Posted May 28, 2014
Confusion reigns in Iran, as ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Has A Court Date ... In Iran - Posted May 27, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a court date that he will most likely not be keeping, sinc... [AllFacebook]

AP To Spell Out State Names, Reporters Complain on Twitter - Posted April 24, 2014
The AP announced that it will start to spell out state's names in stories. That's annoying, if only because I've finally got my abbreviations down. Two things: 1) I get that it's about clarity, but what about character limits? Does anyone prefer spelling state names out? If you read the... [10,000 Words]

TV Reigns In News Consumption and More Surprises in 'Personal News Cycle' Study - Posted March 18, 2014
[caption id="attachment_26606" align="alignleft" width="300"] Fewer than 50 percent of the API's sample set said they used an online-only reporting service to find... [10,000 Words]

Facebook, Parse Detail SXSW Schedules - Posted March 3, 2014
Facebook and its Parse cloud-application platform a... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Donate $5M To Ravenswood Family Health Center - Posted January 24, 2014
The ... [AllFacebook]

AP's David Guttenfelder Named 'Instagram Photographer Of The Year' By 'Time' - Posted December 19, 2013
Veteran photojournalist David Guttenfelder was named "... [AllFacebook]

Instagram Turns Three; Shares 10 Favorite Moments - Posted October 7, 2013
Happy third birthday to Instagram, which launched Oct. 6, 2010. Whi... [AllFacebook]

Iran Blocks Twitter, Facebook Again, Cites Technical Glitch - Posted September 17, 2013
UPDATED: For the first time since 2009, millions of ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Kicks Around College Football's AP Top 25 Preseason Teams - Posted August 30, 2013
The 2013 college football season ... [AllFacebook]

North Carolina Court Of Appeals Overturns Law That Barred Registered Sex Offenders From Facebook - Posted August 20, 2013
The 2008 Protect Children from Sexual Predators Act in North Carolina, which prevent... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Spurns U.N. Request For Information On Suspected Pirates In Somalia - Posted July 30, 2013
The United Nations Monitoring Group on Somalia and Erit... [AllFacebook]

This Week's WTF Moments In The News - Posted July 5, 2013
Every once in a while, you guys find stories so crazy we can barely believe what we're reading. Here's a round up of a few WTF moments from this week... Wanted: Brand expert with shaved head and swastika tattoo What's a Mongolian neo-Nazi to do when rampant xenophobia, anti-semitism and racism j... [morningmedianewsfeed]

This Week's WTF Moments In The News - Posted July 5, 2013
Every once in a while, you guys find stories so crazy we can barely believe what we're reading. Here's a round up of a few WTF moments from this week... Wanted: Brand expert with shaved head and swastika tattoo What's a Mongolian neo-Nazi to do when rampant xenophobia, anti-semitism and racism j... [FishbowlNY]

WALL STREET: UBS Analyst Upgrades Facebook - Posted June 24, 2013
UBS Analyst Eric Sheridan upgraded his rating on F... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT, AP Snub Holder, Musto's New Gigs, MSNBC Ratings Crash - Posted May 30, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Washington State Passes Bill Protecting Facebook Passwords Of Employees, Job Applicants - Posted May 22, 2013
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that bans employers from dema... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Gov't Defends AP Snoop | Apple Denies Collusion | Sambolin Has Cancer - Posted May 15, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

How Secure Are Your Social Media Accounts? - Posted April 24, 2013
A hacked Twitter account is nothing new. Unfortunately, on a regular basis I get suspicious direct messages and tweets from friends and followers with links to who knows where. They've been hacked. Usually, their friends flag that and it's quickly cleaned up. But what happens when that hacked account has more than... [10,000 Words]

Syrian Hackers Send Fake Tweet From AP Account Announcing White House Attack - Posted April 23, 2013
Did you see the tweet that came from the Associated Press Twitter account earlier today? The tweet claimed The White House was under an attack of some sort and that the President Obama was injured. Coming so soon after the ... [AllTwitter]

Proposed Amendment To Password Protection Act Would Allow Employers To Demand Facebook Passwords During Company Investigations - Posted April 3, 2013
The Password Protection Ac... [AllFacebook]

Why Twitter Loves Sponsored Tweets - Posted February 8, 2013
The Super Bowl was a wild success for advertisers who knew how to leverage Twitter and other social networks, but many advertiser... [AllTwitter]

AP Stylebook Updates Detail How To Handle User-Generated Content - Posted January 2, 2013
The Associated Press Stylebook is on a tech kick with its latest updates. Among the new additions, according to a note to online stylebook subscribers: Android, circles (as in Google Plus groups), flash mob, ... [10,000 Words]

UPDATED: Pittsburgh Hostage-Taker Uses Facebook To Post Updates - Posted September 21, 2012
A 22-year old Pittsburgh ma... [AllFacebook]

Shepard Fairey Sentenced to Two Years Probation for AP Photo Case - Posted September 7, 2012
Shepard Fairey was sentenced to two years probation and 300 hours of community service for fabricating documents in his lawsuit against the Associated Press, which rightfully claimed Fairey had used one of their photos for his iconic "Obama Hope" poster. Fairey has sin... [FishbowlLA]

Germany Issues Privacy Ultimatum To Facebook - Posted August 27, 2012
Not long after Germany reopened its investigation into Facebook's facial-recognition technology, a German consumer group sent the so... [AllFacebook]

Revolving Door: Anderson Cooper; CNN; NBC News head talks Ann Curry, and more - Posted July 2, 2012
Anderson Cooper revealed in an email to The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan that he's gay. "I couldn't be any more happy,... [FishbowlDC]

Dynamic Semantic Publishing for Beginners, Part 2 - Posted June 12, 2012
Even as semantic web concepts and tools are underpinning revolutionary changes in the way we discover and consume information, people with even a casual interest in the semantic web have difficulty understanding how and why this is happening. One of the most exciting application areas for... [semanticweb.com]

Dynamic Semantic Publishing for Beginners, Part 2 - Posted June 12, 2012
Even as semantic web concepts and tools are underpinning revolutionary changes in the way we discover and consume information, people with even a casual interest in the semantic web have difficulty understanding how and why this is happening. One of the most exciting application areas for semantic technologies is... [AllTwitter]

Poll: Only 13% Trust Their Data With Facebook - Posted May 15, 2012
On the cusp of decision time, when many fund managers and investors will have to decide whether or not to partake in Facebook shares during its ... [AllFacebook]

This is The First Paragraph of the AP's Release About Its New Logo - Posted February 23, 2012
The Associated Press will roll out a new visual identity system, including an updated logo, this year. The identity system is the first significant change in AP's look in 30 years and follows the development and implementation of a master-brand strategy in 2010. "Visual identity system"? "Maste... [FishbowlDC]

AP Updates Its Stance Towards Twitter For The Third Time This Year - Posted January 17, 2012
It must be tough to be in the traditional journalism field. Us tech bloggers have cut our teeth on social media, making mistakes and learning the ropes as we grew. But traditional journalists have had it tougher when it comes to social: they have big brother Associated Press telling them... [10,000 Words]

The AP Settles Over NBA Twitter Lawsuit, Pays $20,000 Fine - Posted December 8, 2011
The Associated Press has settled a lawsuit with an NBA referee who felt he was defamed by a tweet from one of their writers. The AP has agreed to pay $20,000 in damages to the referee to cover his legal costs, as well as remove the tweet from the writer's account.... [AllTwitter]

The AP's Holiday Style Guide is Here - Posted December 6, 2011
[caption id="attachment_31060" align="alignright" width="176" caption="He's Kriss Kringle, not Kris"][/caption] The AP has released its guide to the list of words and phrases that will be popular during this holiday season. The Associated Press notes tha... [FishbowlDC]

Journalists Get Arrested During Occupy Wall Street, Tweet About It, Then Get Scolded By The AP - Posted November 17, 2011
Just two weeks after laying down the law when it comes to retweets, the Associated Press is cra... [AllTwitter]

AP: More Than Half of Countries with FOI Laws Don't Follow Them - Posted November 17, 2011
A new study led by the Associated Press shows that more than 50 percent of countries with freedom of information (FOI) laws do not follow them. ... [10,000 Words]

Why A "Neutral Retweet" Doesn't Work - Posted November 10, 2011
This week, journalists on Twitter have been feverishly discussing the new AP guidelines for retweeting. In a nutshell, the AP outlined how journalists should retweet without endorsing the original tweet - but... [AllTwitter]

How The Presidential Candidates Are Using Twitter [STATS] - Posted October 31, 2011
Did you know that Herman Cain is the Republican Presidential candidate most likely to be retweeted? Or that Newt Gingrich tweets nearly 500 times in a week? The ... [AllTwitter]

News from Quora, Klout, Cision, and More - Posted October 20, 2011
Remember Quora? Business Insider thinks they might be getting millions in another round of fundraising. Are you (still) usi... [GalleyCat]

Media Wrestles With Graphic Gadhafi Photos - Posted October 20, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29014" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Max Rossi/Reuters"][/caption] Today's tremendous news comes from the struggle in Libya where images and amateur video are emerging that... [FishbowlDC]

Extra, Extra: rNews Seeks To Be Semantic Standard For Online News Publishers - Posted April 15, 2011
News publishing outlets stand to benefit from adopting Semantic Web technologies, and now there's a lightweight way for them to begin moving in that direction, too. The International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) recently introduced ... [semanticweb.com]

By AP Decree: Email, Cellphone, Smartphone, Kolkata - Posted March 18, 2011
The Associated Press announced four changes to its AP Stylebook, which officially take effect at 3 a.m. Saturda... [UnBeige]

By AP Decree: Email, Cellphone, Smartphone, Kolkata - Posted March 18, 2011
The Associated Press announced four changes to its AP Stylebook, which officially take effect at 3 a.m. Saturda... [AgencySpy]

AP Study: Web Video a Victim of Newspapers' Cost-Cutting - Posted February 11, 2011
According to a study of 100 U.S. newspapers by The Associated Press, many are cutting their use of Web video and laying off video journalists due to cost-cutting measures. AP director of U.S. broadcast news Kevin Roach discussed the results with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Why AP Didn't Stream YouTube's Obama Interview - Posted February 7, 2011
The Associated Press director of U.S. broadcast operations Kevin Roach explained why the AP did not stream ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AP News Registry to Become Part of New News Licensing Group This Summer - Posted February 3, 2011
The Associated Press will establish an independent news licensing agency this summer that will offer publishers access to original news content, as well as support for new business models. In addition to A... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AP to Shift Online Video to News Distribution Network Platform - Posted December 20, 2010
The Associated Press will shift its hosted online-video operations to a digital platform from digital-video and ad-solutions company ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AP Archive to Offer CelebrityFootage Video - Posted December 9, 2010
The CelebrityFootage archive of more than 20 years of stock footage will be available via AP... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Time Stands Still for The Associated Press on Broadway - Posted December 8, 2010
Four combat journalists from The Associated Press attended a performance of Broadway play ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Behind the AP Photos of the Carnival Splendor Situation - Posted November 17, 2010
Associated Press senior managing editor Mike Oreskes sh... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AP to Create Rights Clearinghouse for Content - Posted October 18, 2010
The Associated Press president and CEO Tom Curley announced the impending creation of a rights clearinghouse for original content, as well as white-label apps and content modules for hand-held... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AP Removing 'Writer' from Bylines - Posted October 14, 2010
The Associated Press will no longer use the term "Associated Press Writer" in its bylines as of Oct. 26, recognizing the fact that its content comes from several types of contributors. AP's memo, from deputy managing editor for standards and production ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AP Timeline Reader Is the Result of Experiments with HTML5, Internet Explorer 9 - Posted September 15, 2010
The Associated Press experimented with HTML5 and Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 and came up with Timeline Reader, which allows it to offer news stories in a chronological, timeline format. A... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AP Considering Charging News Outlets for Exclusives - Posted October 7, 2009
If OK! magazine will pay $500,000 for the rights to run Michael Jackson's death photo, The Associated Press, it seems... [FishbowlDC]

AP MNN for iPhone Now on iTunes App Store - Posted July 10, 2008
Among the 125 free apps available with the launch of Apple's iTunes App Store is the AP Mobile News Network, a multimedia portal that will keep iPhone and iPod touch users access to all the news they could ever want from a slew of trusted sources. ... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Afternoon Edition - Posted May 6, 2008
Favorite LAT paragraph of the Day: In a story about 75 students arrested in a San Diego State University undercover drug bust: "One alleged dealer was just a month away from receiving a master's degree in homeland security and had worked with the campus poli... [FishbowlLA]

Peggy Seltzer/Margaret B. Jones/Fake Memoir News Continues - Posted March 4, 2008
Can't get enough of you, baby, can't get enough of you girl.... According to Seal Press, their author Inga Muscio was duped by Peggy Seltzer, just like everyone, or nearly everyone else. Krist... [FishbowlLA]

Martha Stewart and the True Meaning of Christmas (In Prison) - Posted December 26, 2007
The AP has a story about the nativity scene Martha Stewart made in prison. We didn't watch the show the reporter is referring to, but we get the sense that Martha doesn't totally get the whole going-to-... [FishbowlLA]

MTV and AP Get Street Team To Cover Elections - Posted December 21, 2007
MTV and AP will use "citizen journalists", which is an idea whose time has come and gone, to cover the elections. How does this d... [FishbowlLA]

Us Weekly: Now 100% Paris Hilton-Free! - Posted June 27, 2007
Well, for this week anyway. We thought it was cute when the AP tried this experiment, but for Us Weekly to eschew Paris (especially the week of her release) is kinda like Fox News saying they've had it up to here with that George Bush... [FishbowlLA]

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