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Houston's defense coming up with big plays at Oakland

You couldn’t tell it from the scoreboard, but the Raiders have moved the ball well against the Texans on Sunday, racking up 218 yards on their first 31 plays. 112 more words

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"Future of Journalism" reading list grows ever longer

When I taught my intro journalism class last spring, I experimented with something that worked pretty well and is incorporated into this semester’s version of the course as well. 474 more words

Amazon gets a Twitch and likes it

The news that Amazon purchased Twitch.tv for nearly a billion dollars last week is now in the category of old news.  It was Amazon’s second largest purchase ever (bonus points if you can recall the largest which was only for a couple of hundred million dollars more). 391 more words


A Reader Post-Addiction Memoir

Avid journo that I am, I know a few big-time names from papers like the beautiful New York Times. One such columnist – whose column is centered on a gloom-and-doom topic: the state of media – is David Carr, a man with a voice I love reading. 921 more words


Oakland Raiders Bench Matt Schaub to Bring Career Full Circle

The Oakland Raiders have made the choice to throw 2nd Round rookie Derek Carr into the fire over veteran QB Matt Schaub, who they acquired from the Houston Texans for a 6th Round Pick after his disastrous 2013.   261 more words


A Novel Lays Bare Media Ills

At first glance, “The Last Magazine: A Novel” by Michael Hastings would appear to lack relevance in the current media age. A fictional account of life inside a failed magazine — Newsweek — in a dying industry — print — written by a now-dead journalist, the book seems very much beside the point. 1,296 more words

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TEDster Pro Tips: Maria Popova on Email Newsletters

In this ongoing series, ROI asks influencers to provide our readers with ’pro tips’ to help unearth new ideas for more productive, delightful, and meaningful work. 465 more words

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