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LA-area water system says positive stories under fake bylines contained accurate information

Poynter. – 2011-11-12

Los Angeles Times The Times reports that the Central Basin Municipal Water District has stopped using a news site that published positive stories about the agency, but it hasn’t ended the contract...

From too little to too much information, what’s relevant in Schwarzenegger coverage

Poynter. – 2011-05-19

When news broke Tuesday morning that Arnold Schwarzenegger had fathered an out-of-wedlock child, the Los Angeles Times protected the mother’s privacy by excluding her name from coverage. A day...

Nielsen Media and Reed Business Information

Folio Magazine – 2011-04-21

The breakup of these former media powerhouses exemplified the industry’s creative chaos: divestment, downsizing and dissolution, followed, perhaps, by opportunity.

James Gleick's The Information:Claude Shannon, the "bit," and the long birth of the information age.

Slate – 2011-03-28

The Bible's human authors are long since dead, along with anyone who knew them. The papers and ink originally used are long gone. Parts may be lost, but most of the text has outlasted not just paper...

Link by Link: WikiLeaks Turns to the News Media to Package the Information

New York Times – 2010-08-02

WikiLeaks was criticized for its previous coup, a video of soldiers in Iraq killing civilians. This time, it let journalists parse the information.

Hong Kong Government: Don't Censor Web Site Content, Respect Freedom Of Information

Fox News – 2010-03-23

Hong Kong Government: Don't Censor Web Site Content, Respect Freedom Of Information

Magazine Closures, Layoffs Loom at Reed Business Information

Folio Mag – 2010-01-04

Reed Business Information employees are bracing for some bad news following a memo on New Years Eve from CEO John Poulin.

Roscoe Smith Leads Acquisition of Medical Information Business

Folio Mag – 2009-02-24

Intellerus, a private equity group headed by media industry veteran Roscoe C. Smith III, has acquired VerusMed, the medical information division of ConnectivHealth. Financial terms of the deal were...

Ken Citron Promoted to Chief Information Officer and EVP, Publishing Operations

Centre Daily Times – 2009-02-18

Rodale Inc. announced today that Ken Citron has been promoted to Chief Information Officer and EVP, Publishing Operations, effective immediately. While continuing to oversee all of Rodale’s...

Media, Pentagon Spar Over Control of Information

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

The black-and-white video starts with a mini-van locked in the crosshairs and the sound of a missile launching. A ball of fire suddenly consumes the van and a palm grove somewhere in Iraq.

Bits: Zuckerberg's Law of Information Sharing

New York Times – 2008-11-08

Every year, people are sharing twice as much information as the previous year, says Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg.

As print media decline, so does the amount of available information

International Herald Tribune – 2008-10-30

Paper is not just how news is delivered; it is how it is paid for, and newsroom cuts affect the information you get online.

Publisher slams striking newspaper paper union for spreading "false information"

CNews – 2008-10-18

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg publisher has slammed the union representing his newspaper's striking workers, accuse it of spreading "outright false" information.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. Completes the Sale of its Directory Systems & Services and North American Publishing ...

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-08

NEW YORK----Volt Information Sciences, Inc. announced today it has that it has completed the sale of the assets of its directory systems and services as well as its directory publishing operations...

Interest in E-Textbooks at the College Level Accelerates, Says Simba Information's "College Publishing Market Forecast ...

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-21

Although new and used textbooks dominate the higher education instructional materials scene, the rising trend is in multimedia tools -- particularly for homework assistance and assessment, according...

Legal and Tax Professions Grow and Publishers Cash in, Says Simba Information's "Global Legal & Business Publishing ...

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-21

The number of lawyers, paralegals, CPAs and accountants continues to increase, affording a steady market for publishers that supply the critical content and workflow these professionals rely on...

Jessica Reed: My French translations of Enid Blyton neglected some vital information

Guardian – 2008-08-20

Jessica Reed: As a child, I loved Enid Blyton's books. But it's only now I realise that the French translations neglected some vital information…

Yellow Pages Group to buy Volt Information Sciences' directory systems & services and directory publishing operations ...

Nasdaq – 2008-07-30

Yellow Pages Group said Wednesday that it has agreed to buy the assets of Volt Information Sciences, Inc.'s directory systems and services as well as its directory publishing operations for a net...

Microsoft, Google push for broad Web privacy laws / Users should control how information is used, companies say

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-10

Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. told lawmakers Wednesday that Congress should pass basic privacy legislation to protect information about consumers, such as the data being gathered about people's...

Angola: Book on Information Technology Released

allAfrica – 2012-02-19

[ANGOP] Luanda - A scientific book entitled "Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação" by the Angolan writer Victor Fortes was released on Friday in Luanda.

Review: James Gleick’s “The Information”

The Washington Post – 2011-05-13

In 1947, the radio producer Dan Golenpaul issued the first Information Please Almanac. In 1938, he had started the popular radio quiz show “Information Please.” Listeners submitted questions,...

Our compulsive consumption of information – 2012-03-19

Is the Internet dividing our attention? Are we so buried in technology that we ignore one another? Nicolas Carr, author of "The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains," discusses the...

Don’t think of it as content, think of it as information

GigaOM – 2012-05-23

In order to benefit from digital media and the disruption created by the social web, content companies and publishers have to think differently about what they do: it's not content, it's information,...

How is the notion of quality changing in the information ecosystem?

Editors Weblog – 2012-06-05

This is a guest post from Luca De Biase, the Chairman of the <ahref foundation. He is the editor of Nòva24, the weekly technology and new media section of the Italian business daily Il Sole 24...

Pentagon Says Navy SEAL's Book Contains Classified Information

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-05

The admiral who overseas the Navy's special operations units slammed the former SEAL team member for selling his story as the Pentagon declares that the book No Easy Day contains sensitive...

Jean-Claude Carriere, Umberto Eco look at the future of books and information in “This Is Not the End of the Book”

The Washington Post – 2012-09-28

The French don’t have cafes just because they like coffee. They love conversation, philosophical and political arguments, any kind of spirited talk about writing, ideas, culture. For many years,...

Information Diet: Andrew Lincoln

AdWeek – 2013-02-11

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? It would have to be my alarm clock. That’s purely because my son has a tendency to sit on my chest—he’s not yet...

BoSacks: No B.S. : Profiting From Information Overload

Publishing Executive – 2013-05-02

By Robert M. Sacks As publishers, we have an interesting and increasingly complex relationship with technology. Till...

NSA says start-up seeking information is not news organization – 2013-07-06

The National Security Agency has told MuckRock, an independent news gathering service with offices at the Boston Globe, that it will not consider it a media organization in order to fulfill a public...

Martin Amis on why he regrets that 500k advance for The Information, 'foolish' feuds – and his surname

Guardian – 2013-07-14

In a Radio 4 interview, the author talks about the 'burden' of the Amis franchise and tells why he sometimes wishes he had opted for a quieter lifeIn a New Statesman competition in the early 1970s...

Governments Requested Information On 38,000 Facebook Users In The First Half Of 2013

Fast Company – 2013-08-27

Facebook received about 38,000 data requests from government agents in 71 countries in the first half of 2013, according to the company's first Global Government Requests Report, which it published...

Controlling the Flow: Thoughts on the Free Flow of Information Act

HuffingtonPost – 2013-09-14

Co-authored by Eric Matthies -- Co-Producer/Director of the documentary film, Killing The Messenger: The Deadly Cost of News "Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be...

World Digital Media Factbook 2013-14: Information Cornucopia

HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-12

I'm inundated with numbers, statistics, percentages, charts and graphics that explain how digital the world has become and where it's heading in the next few years. So I must be reading the "World...

CSA seek more information about the quality of audit firms through proposed changes to auditor oversight rule

CNW – 2013-10-17

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The CSA today published for comment proposed amendments to NI 52-108 Auditor Oversight, which would give regulators greater insight into situations where the Canad...

Hacker Fameball Arrested for Plot to Leak Stolen Government Information

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-10-28

There's a good chance federal authorities enjoyed arresting Lauri Love, a 28-year-old British man accused of hacking into multiple government agencies over the last year to steal confidential...

Ecopetrol Clarifies Information Published in the Media

CNW – 2013-11-14

BOGOTA, Colombia, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) clarifies that its investment plan and budget for 2014 currently remain under prep...

Books are still most durable way to store information – 2013-11-27

That hard disk may not be as fail proof as you think, and CDs can degrade in as little as ten years

Verizon to detail government information requests

Reuters – 2013-12-20

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said it would publish a report that will provide data on the number of requests for customer information that it received in 2013 from the governments of...

Tech Time Warp of the Week: AT&T's Flight Information System, 1989

Wired – 2013-12-27

In the late '80s, AT&T built a system that acted as a kind of virtual travel assistant, letting you find and book flights using nothing but voice commands.    

Snapchat vulnerability could expose users' information, hackers claim

Los Angeles Times – 2013-12-28

A weakness in Snapchat's developer tools apparently has been discovered and published online. The vulnerability could allow hackers to find individual Snapchat users' information, whether or not...

Book show for Information.TV

The Bookseller – 2014-03-18

"The Book Show", a new series hosted by presenter James Whale for Information.TV, will...

Reporters Without Borders Names '100 Information Heroes'

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-30

Reporters Without Borders has named "100 Information Heroes" ahead of World Press Freedom Day on May 3. The organization published the 100 names Tuesday, the first list of its kind, to honor a wide...

BEA 2014: Subscription Model Takes Center Stage at Making Information Pay

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

"Subscription has arrived in a really big way for media," noted Len Vlahos, BISG executive director, in his opening remarks to the 2014 Making Information Pay conference at BEA. And for those who...

Google Says People Are Submitting False Information In "Right To Be Forgotten" Forms

Fast Company – 2014-08-01

In an open letter to European agencies, Google highlights some of the problems it is facing handling 91,000 submission requests.In an open letter to European data protection agencies, Google catalogs...

J.K. Rowling reveals new information about 'Harry Potter' singer Celestina Warbeck

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-19

Rowling's newest original content penned for the website Pottermore focuses on Celestina Warbeck, an 'off-stage' character whose songs are heard in the 'Potter' novels although the singer never makes...

J.K. Rowling reveals new information about 'Harry Potter' singer Celestina Warbeck (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-19

Rowling's newest original content penned for the website Pottermore focuses on Celestina Warbeck, an 'off-stage' character whose songs are heard in the 'Potter' novels although the singer never makes...

The vast majority of apps don’t give clear privacy information, regulators find

GigaOM – 2014-09-10

The Global Privacy Enforcement Network has surveyed 1,200 apps to see how up-front they are with users about what they do with personal data, and the results are predictably ugly. The vast majority...

Right to be forgotten: who may exercise power, over which kind of information?

The Guardian – 2014-10-21

Publishers should be the first to be consulted, not search engines, and their evaluation should matter Continue reading...

News Media's Growing Facebook Co-dependency Challenges Journalism's Limits on Acquiring Information Ethically

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-12

In the pre-dawn of the media age the main delivery system for news in much of the country consisted of sleepy boys on bikes, who pedaled from house to house before daybreak and stuck papers into...

Information Theory: Intellectual Foundation for the Digital Age

Business Week – 2014-12-04

In 1948, <em>A Mathematical Theory of Communication</em>, by Bell Labs researcher Claude Shannon, was published, laying the intellectual foundation for the Digital Age

James Risen Refuses To Give Information On Confidential Sources During Testimony

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-05

By Aruna Viswanatha ALEXANDRIA, VA Jan 5 (Reuters) - New York Times reporter James Risen refused on Monday to answer all but a few basic questions in court about his book detailing a...

Infographic: Future of Library and Information Science Jobs

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-01-20

What does the future of Library and Information Science look like? What do patrons expect from libraries? This infographic from USC has some answers. The post Infographic: Future of Library and...

High-handed Met police impose freedom of information ban on Press Gazette

The Guardian – 2015-02-03

Scotland Yard accuses newspapers’ trade magazine of making ‘vexatious requests’Have the Metropolitan police taken leave of their senses? Britain’s biggest force has put a ban on Press Gazette...

Profile Books acquires Third Millennium Information

The Bookseller – 2015-02-07

Profile Books has purchased the business of specialist publisher Third Millennium Information Ltd for an undisclosed sum.  Profile assumed responsibility for Third Millennium publishing from the...

Information disclosure flaw exposes Netgear wireless routers to attacks

PC World – 2015-02-16

Several wireless routers made by Netgear contain a vulnerability that allows unauthenticated attackers to extract sensitive information from the devices, including their administrator passwords and...

Cosmo Aside, Information Is Sexy for Hearst

The Wall Street Journal – 2015-03-04

Hearst, owner of magazines, newspapers and TV stations, is working to be part of the digital revolution without abandoning the core of the 128-year-old company. A Boss Talk column.

Senator wants bomb-making information removed from the Internet

PC World – 2015-04-03

After two U.S. women were charged this week with conspiring to build bombs in support of terrorist groups, a U.S. senator wants two publications that include bomb-making instructions deleted from the...

Columbus Dispatch Captures Audience Information, Ad Revenue

Editor & Publisher – 2015-04-07

The Holy Grail in the publishing world is to harness our ability to maintain a direct relationship with our customers when using various third-party data providers and applications.   Publishers...

“Facebook’s power is to sort what people see and to screen information. That’s basically what Google does, too” – 2015-04-05

Savvy tech critic talks outrage culture, surveillance and the power we give Google & Facebook to moderate our lives

Competition Bureau Issues Production of Electronically Stored Information Guidelines

CNW – 2015-04-28

OTTAWA, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Competition Bureau today published the final version of its Production of Electronically Stored Information guidelines on its website. The guidelines set out the...

In Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal, the BBC Is Using Messaging App Viber to Share Information and Safety Tips

Editor & Publisher – 2015-04-30

In the aftermath of last week&rsquo;s earthquake that devastated Nepal, BBC News is today launching an account on the messaging app Viber to publish news, information, and tips for staying safe...

Astros' Jeff Luhnow: I didn't take baseball information from Cardinals

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18

Houston Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow spoke Wednesday about an ongoing FBI and Justice Department investigation into whether the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into player personnel databases...

Republicans lag behind on voter information

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

The Republican National Committee's plans for the 2014 midterm election went far beyond taking control of Congress: They were to put in motion a massive technology push aimed at capturing the White...

Angels hire Keith Johnson as new player information coach

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-18

The Angels began the second half with a new player information coach, a role that Keith Johnson, a former triple-A manager who was serving this season as a roving infield instructor, assumed for...

Clinton says she did not send classified information over private email system

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-26

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton repeatedly contended Saturday that she did not send or receive classified information through her personal email system.

Cyber attack leaks Planned Parenthood employee information

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-29

Hundreds of names and email addresses of Planned Parenthood Federation of America employees across the nation were leaked after a security breach on Sunday night.

Ex-Yahoo employee admits leaking information to author of Marissa Mayer book

San Jose Mercury News – 2015-08-19

Cecile Lal, sued by Yahoo in May for breach of contract and fiduciary duty, has agreed in a settlement to pay the Sunnyvale company an undisclosed sum and cooperate with its ongoing investigation of...

What are the rules when a site publishes false information about you?

PC World – 2015-11-03

If an Internet company publishes false information about you online, can you sue for damages even if you weren't demonstrably harmed?That, essentially, is the question that hangs in the balance...

Information Might Want to be Free, but that Doesn't Make it Easy

The Huffington Post – 2015-11-18

Recently, the diligence of two scholar-detectives was rewarded by the discovery of two cultural landmarks. This past summer, there was a sweet find in the Cadbury Research Library at the University...

FBI offers reward for information in Tracy mosque attack

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-06

The FBI is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrests of those responsible for throwing a Molotov cocktail at a San Joaquin County mosque last month. Authorities said the...

The Information’s Jessica Lessin: ‘The business model for news is broken’

Digiday – 2016-01-08

Former Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Lessin started The Information, a Silicon Valley news site, on the premise that the business model for news is broken. Most publishers are dependent on ad...

Baidu web browsers leaked sensitive information, researchers say

PC World – 2016-02-24

Two web browsers developed by Chinese search giant Baidu have been insecurely transmitting sensitive data across the Internet, putting users' privacy at risk, according to a new study.Baidu responded...

Arianna Huffington And Evan Williams Get Real About Information Overload

The Huffington Post – 2016-03-12

Americans are struggling with information overload and the hidden costs of being perpetually “plugged in.” And there’s perhaps no one who feels this most acutely than the people who...

Ticket information for Chino Hills-Foothills Christian

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-13

Chino Hills announced Saturday night that students can begin purchasing tickets for Tuesday's Open Division semifinal game against Foothills Christian at lunch time on Monday at the student store....

Will the First Amendment survive the information age?

Poynter. – 2016-03-16

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of articles being published by Poynter to commemorate Sunshine Week. View the first here. As Apple tries to fend off government demands for access to...

Cosby Demands NY Mag Hand Over Information About Accusers

The Huffington Post – 2016-04-26

Bill Cosby wants to force New York magazine to give up unpublished material from interviews it conducted last year with women accusing him of rape or another form of sexual misconduct.  Lawyers...

Making Information Pay: Is Privacy Becoming a Commodity?

Publishers Weekly – 2016-05-26

At BISG's Making Information Pay seminar, Pew's Lee Rainie told attendees that, in a recent survey, 91% of Americans said they feel they have lost the ability to control their personal data.

New information - and a smiling mugshot - emerge from the Draymond Green arrest

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-14

So how did Draymond Green look after his arrest outside a bar in East Lansing, Mich., over the weekend? Angry? After all, he allegedly hit 22-year-old Michigan State cornerback Jermaine Edmondson...

Monsanto gives Bayer limited access to information -sources

Reuters – 2016-08-17

FRANKFURT, Aug 17 (Reuters) - U.S. seed giant Monsanto has given German suitor Bayer limited access to its books after turning down a sweetened $64-billion takeover offer last month, two sources...

Federal contractor charged with stealing classified government information

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-06

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they had arrested a National Security Agency contractor and charged him with stealing classified intelligence documents and digital files, the second time in three...

Nursery funding: Information Commissioner rejects DfE case

BBC – 2016-11-12

The Department for Education is told it must re-think its refusal to publish key research.

9 questions that help you verify information

Poynter. – 2016-12-13

If you're publishing content, you have a responsibility to verify your information before you share it with others. But you don't have to be cynical and assume everything is wrong. Try being...

Quest data breach exposes private health information of 34,000 patients

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-14

Quest Diagnostics Inc., a lab services company, is investigating an online data breach that exposed the test results and other personal information of 34,000 patients nationwide. The New Jersey-based...

Rep. Adam Schiff blasts FBI director, demands more information about Russia investigation

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-03

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions in a storm over contacts with Russian officials March 2, 2017, 12:19 p.m. Trump administration once again besieged by questions on Russian involvement in the election Rep....

Report: Access to government information will probably worsen in the Trump administration

Poynter. – 2017-03-13

Journalists will probably have to fight harder than ever for access to government information under the Trump administration, according to a new survey of 336 freedom of information experts published...

Pres. Trump: ‘Interesting’ Information Coming On Wiretapping Claims

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-16

11 days after his explosive tweet accusing Pres. Obama of wiretapping him, the president offered new hints -- but still no evidence -- of what exactly he meant.

FBI chief Comey on Trump wiretapping claims: ‘I have no information that supports those tweets’

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-20

At a House Intelligence Committee hearing Monday morning, FBI Director James Comey said there was no evidence to support President Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his...

Best of the week: Subscription sites like the Information can thrive, but scale isn’t dead

Digiday – 2017-03-24

A look at Jessica Lessin at her subscription tech news site, why Google is beating out Facebook for publisher hearts and minds, the lonely plight of the agency Republican, and why scale isn't dead...

The Latest: Little new information in unsolved killing of 8

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-13

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the unsolved killing of eight family members in southern Ohio (all times local):

Bose accused of tracking and sharing users' personal information without their knowledge.

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-20

A new lawsuit alleges the electronics company collects users' music and audio choices through its Bose Connect app.

New Information Emerges From Hernandez Suicide

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-08

Aaron Hernandez was pronounced dead on April 19, but new reports continue to surface about the former NFL player.

Donald Trump 'revealed highly classified information' to Russian officials in Oval Office

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-16

Donald Trump reportedly revealed highly classified information about Isis to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week. The information revealed by the President...

Trump tweets about sharing information with Russian officials

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-16

On May 16, President Donald Trump tweeted about sharing "facts pertaining to terrorism" with Russian officials. His tweets appear to confirm aspects of a Washington Post report, which...

Trump Blurts More Classified Information

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-24

Rachel Maddow reports on the revelation that Donald Trump, while on the phone with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, revealed the classified location of U.S. submarines.

BISG's Making Information Pay Highlights Print, Audiobook Resurgence

Publishers Weekly – 2017-04-24

At the Book Industry Study Group's Making Information Pay conference NPD BookScan revealed that in 2016 hardcovers outsold e-books for the first time in five years, while audiobooks now account for...

Argus Leader retracts 11 stories after review finds fishy quotes and information

Poynter. – 2017-06-08

The (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) Argus Leader on Wednesday announced that it had retracted 11 articles after a review of a former summer intern's work found quotes and other information that could not...

Republican voter data firm likely exposed your personal information online for days

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-20

To any nefarious hackers looking for data that could be used to sway elections or steal Americans’ identities, the file compiled by a GOP digital firm called Deep Root Analytics offered all manner...

'What Are They Trying to Hide?' President Trump Questions 25 States Refusing to Hand Over Voter Information

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-01

Trump tweeted about the situation Saturday morning

Tencent unit seeks to withhold shareholding information, raising governance concerns

Reuters – 2017-07-06

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings' online publishing subsidiary has sought a waiver from Hong Kong listing rules to allow it to withhold shareholding information of some executives, drawing...

Syrian Observatory says it has 'confirmed information' that Islamic State chief is dead

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-11

By Lisa Barrington and Ellen Francis CAIRO/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters on Tuesday that it had "confirmed information" that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr...

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