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

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... | Poynter. – 2011-11-12

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

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... | Poynter. – 2011-05-19

Nielsen Media and Reed Business Information

The breakup of these former media powerhouses exemplified the industry’s creative chaos: divestment, downsizing and dissolution, followed, perhaps, by opportunity. | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-21

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

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... | Slate – 2011-03-28

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

WikiLeaks was criticized for its previous coup, a video of soldiers in Iraq killing civilians. This time, it let journalists parse the information. | New York Times – 2010-08-02

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

Hong Kong Government: Don't Censor Web Site Content, Respect Freedom Of Information | Fox News – 2010-03-23

Magazine Closures, Layoffs Loom at Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information employees are bracing for some bad news following a memo on New Years Eve from CEO John Poulin. | Folio Mag – 2010-01-04

Roscoe Smith Leads Acquisition of Medical Information Business

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... | Folio Mag – 2009-02-24

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

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... | Centre Daily Times – 2009-02-18

Media, Pentagon Spar Over Control of Information

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. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

Bits: Zuckerberg's Law of Information Sharing

Every year, people are sharing twice as much information as the previous year, says Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg. | New York Times – 2008-11-08

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

Paper is not just how news is delivered; it is how it is paid for, and newsroom cuts affect the information you get online. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-10-30

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

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg publisher has slammed the union representing his newspaper's striking workers, accuse it of spreading "outright false" information. | CNews – 2008-10-18

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

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

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

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... | Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-21

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

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... | Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-21

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

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… | Guardian – 2008-08-20

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

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... | Nasdaq – 2008-07-30

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

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-10

Angola: Book on Information Technology Released

[ANGOP] Luanda - A scientific book entitled "Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação" by the Angolan writer Victor Fortes was released on Friday in Luanda. | allAfrica – 2012-02-19

Review: James Gleick’s “The Information”

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,... | The Washington Post – 2011-05-13

Our compulsive consumption of information

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... | – 2012-03-19

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

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,... | GigaOM – 2012-05-23

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

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... | Editors Weblog – 2012-06-05

Pentagon Says Navy SEAL's Book Contains Classified Information

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... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-05

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

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,... | The Washington Post – 2012-09-28

Information Diet: Andrew Lincoln

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... | AdWeek – 2013-02-11

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

By Robert M. Sacks As publishers, we have an interesting and increasingly complex relationship with technology. Till... | Publishing Executive – 2013-05-02

NSA says start-up seeking information is not news organization

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... | – 2013-07-06

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

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... | Guardian – 2013-07-14

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

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... | Fast Company – 2013-08-27

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

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... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-09-14

World Digital Media Factbook 2013-14: Information Cornucopia

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... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-12

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

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... | CNW – 2013-10-17

Hacker Fameball Arrested for Plot to Leak Stolen Government Information

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... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-10-28

Ecopetrol Clarifies Information Published in the Media

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... | CNW – 2013-11-14

Books are still most durable way to store information

That hard disk may not be as fail proof as you think, and CDs can degrade in as little as ten years | – 2013-11-27

Verizon to detail government information requests

(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... | Reuters – 2013-12-20

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

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.     | Wired – 2013-12-27

Snapchat vulnerability could expose users' information, hackers claim

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... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-12-28

Book show for Information.TV

"The Book Show", a new series hosted by presenter James Whale for Information.TV, will... | The Bookseller – 2014-03-18

Reporters Without Borders Names '100 Information Heroes'

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... | The Huffington Post – 2014-04-30

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

"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... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

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

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... | Fast Company – 2014-08-01

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

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 Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-19

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

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 Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-19

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

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... | GigaOM – 2014-09-10

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

Publishers should be the first to be consulted, not search engines, and their evaluation should matter Continue reading... | The Guardian – 2014-10-21

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

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... | The Huffington Post – 2014-11-12

Information Theory: Intellectual Foundation for the Digital Age

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 | Business Week – 2014-12-04

James Risen Refuses To Give Information On Confidential Sources During Testimony

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... | The Huffington Post – 2015-01-05

Infographic: Future of Library and Information Science Jobs

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... | Publishing Perspectives – 2015-01-20

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

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... | The Guardian – 2015-02-03

Profile Books acquires Third Millennium Information

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... | The Bookseller – 2015-02-07

Information disclosure flaw exposes Netgear wireless routers to attacks

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... | PC World – 2015-02-16

Cosmo Aside, Information Is Sexy for Hearst

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. | The Wall Street Journal – 2015-03-04

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