From the monthly archives:

January 2009

David Schlesinger, the editor-in-chief of Reuters News, has a fascinating post up at his blog, Full Disclosure -- a fitting title, given the topic of the post. Schlesinger writes about how he has been Twittering from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and how his Twitter messages (or "tweets," as people insist on calling…

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Jeff Jarvis doesn't come right out and say it, but it's pretty obvious why the former media executive, blogger and journalism professor chose to call his recent book What Would Google Do? It's safe to say that Google isn't just the flavour of the month, it's the flavour of the decade, and possibly even the…

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After about 15 years writing about business and technology for both the print and the online versions of the Globe and Mail, I moved into a newly-created job a few months ago as the Globe's "Communities Editor." It's still evolving, but in a nutshell my job involves thinking about, developing and implementing new ways of…
As everyone waits to find out how new Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz plans to resuscitate the struggling Internet giant, in the meantime, the stress of watching Yahoo bungle one thing after another — such as coming within inches of a merger with Microsoft, only to blow the deal at the 11th hour — seems to…

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With the tabling of the federal budget this afternoon (which we are live-blogging), the Globe's first experiment in merging public-policy debate and social-media tools -- the Public Policy Wiki, a joint venture with the Dominion Institute -- comes to a kind of conclusion, but the discussion that we helped start about the economy will continue…

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