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The (Selective) Information Age

Remember how cool it was when Google first came out with its customizable home page?

Choose wisely!

Google users were given the opportunity to dote over their home on the web — no, not their MySpace, their homepage. It was really cool how you could pick out things like “word of the day,” a fun flower pot that you could water, and the real draw… niche news feeds! But really, who would’ve thought that the “convenience” of picking news might be what is leading the minds of young people to the ground? Continue reading

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A look back at April’s fools: a roundup

Another example of when “making it rain” goes wrong

Just like the rest of you, yesterday we kept an eye out for journalistic tomfoolery in the tradition that is the first of April. Here’s what we found: Continue reading

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