James Murdoch this week launched an attack on the BBC, announcing that it’s essential for the “future of independent digital journalism that a fair price can be charged for news to people who value it”. So, no free news allowed.
Yahoo has 20% of the search engine market, Microsoft 8% and Google 65%. So it was perhaps a no-brainer that Microsoft and Yahoo would eventually hook up to defeat their common enemy. Here’s what pundits are saying about the deal.
President Obama was right to wade into this racially charged Cambridge police imbroglio and help shape the national discourse about what some people would like to believe is simply an overblown case of mistaken identity, clashing egos and political opportunism, says Marjorie Valbrun.
In a photo that made its way around the world, Obama appears to check out a woman with a lovely behind at the G8. It wasn’t really a true moment (as video later showed) but that didn’t stop news outlets.
For the first time, GQ has revealed the top secret briefings issued by US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s Pentagon not long after the Iraq invasion. Tacky is a kind interpretation; dangerous is another.