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There were a number of panels at the Web Summit in Dublin this week that talked about media and journalism, but the one that included VICE News, Time Inc. and Storyful was the discussion that has stuck with me -- mostly because of a comment that Storyful founder Mark Little made about the paradigm shift…
I got a kayak for my 50th birthday a couple of years ago -- a red, 14-foot Perception Carolina, in case you're interested in the specifics, with two dry wells -- and I've been paddling a lot around our cottage north of Toronto, but I hadn't brought it down to the city before until this…
The open web and freedom of information in general lost one of their most passionate proponents yesterday, with the death of early Reddit staffer and Demand Progress founder Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide on Friday, according to a family member. He was facing federal charges for hacking into the JSTOR academic database and downloading millions…
Having a debate about the merits and/or disadvantages of newspaper paywalls is nothing new -- one seems to break out whenever two or more journalists are in a room together -- but not all of them involve a former Dow Jones chief executive, a former Wall Street Journal executive, a current Wall Street Journal managing…

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I realize that RSS feeds are kind of passé (sorry, Dave) and so some readers may have missed some of my recent posts over at GigaOM -- so I have collected some of them here in case you want to catch up: "Ruining the social web: How can we avoid the Bieber effect?" -- Does…

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