With 9 million active readers, Thrillist Media Group will bring in more than $100 million in revenue this year, according to chief executive Ben Lerer. During a recent visit to the Thrillist New York offices, Fortune asked him fo…
Some critics may see Reddit as a more restrained version of the online community 4chan — a place for nerds to talk about Star Trek or whatever the latest meme is — but the site has also become a place where new forms of journalism occur…
Hmmm a new wave of citizen journalism is always welcome
For Hints at Apple’s Plans, Read Its Shopping List
By BRIAN X. CHEN, nytimes.com
One company used sensors to read body movements. Another recommended TV programs. Several others offered location and mapping services.
All of them had at least one thing in common: They were among the more than 20 relatively…
They won’t express their thoughts to you in person, but they’ll shout it to their hundreds of Facebook friends and Twitter followers
Here’s a scenario you might recognize if you’re a woman dating a social media butterfly: You’re sitting o…
Arizona’s Pro-Discrimination Law Won’t Stop With Gays
Dean Obeidallah, thedailybeast.com
If Republicans allow businesses to refuse people in the name of religious freedom, you can expect women, minorities, and others to get the cold shoulder.
If the Republican-controlled Arizona state legislature has its way, gays could be throw…
This law is as stupid as they come who cares about someone’s sexuality when you want their business. Even more idiotic is this will not stand in count even based on freedom of religion.
EVE, offline: how do you archive a universe? With an understanding that its a fragment, an echo of something made living by the people that inhabited that world.
This is what I have for breakfast or lunch in Varanasi Mmmmmm…. at Varanasi – View on Path.
Pope Francis urges new cardinals to avoid Vatican intrigue and gossip
Lizzy Davies in Rome, theguardian.com
Former archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols among 19 new cardinals told to embody holiness with zeal and ardour
Pope Francis has instructed his new “princes of the church” – among them Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the archbishop of Westminster…
Yay the rejection of the court, of being above when Cardinals have to be willing to kneel to sevre those in need instead of standing in their judgement
A top Philippines military official accused China on Monday of firing water cannons at Filipino fishermen near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea.
“The Chinese Coast Guard tried to drive away Filipino fishing vessels to the…
Its arrogance can’t be condoned at the cost of those countries who are minnows swimming with a shark
Pentagon Plans to Shrink Army to Pre-World War II Level
By THOM SHANKER and HELENE COOPER, nytimes.com
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to shrink the United States Army to its smallest force since before the World War II buildup and eliminate an entire class of Air Force attack jets in a new spending proposal that offici…
Bout time they think about a smaller force