Rupert Murdoch on “The role of newspapers in the digital age”
Jun 2011 01

The past few days have been taken then the proverbial  wind out of the sails. Same old story. A lot of innocent lives being barbarically hunted by paranoia. Ive been preparing for the next pull. Came across this speech.  Interesting if you want to evaluate the man and his control over his empire.

I miss reading the classifieds.  And Obituaries.  Something about them is just very raw. And sometimes funny.  Trying to sift through the real deal, one can learn so much about society just be reading these two.

Adding a few interesting things i picked up. Just to lighten up the mood. The speech really makes for a good read.

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The Three Little Pigs And The Future Of Journalism
Mar 2012 14

You remember the three little pigs, right? The ones who get chased by a huffing, puffing big, bad wolf?

You may recall that story ends when the wolf, unable to flatten the brick house, slides down the chimney, hoping to snatch the piggy brothers huddling inside. The third little pig, however, has placed a scalding pot of water at the chimney bottom, turning B.B. Wolf, alas, into Hairy Wolf Soup.

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Truth and Modern Journalism
Oct 2012 19

High-profile journalists have recently been accused of plagiarism on both sides of the border. This is a curation of  how a dictionary defines Journalism, a concise list of Journalistic crimes compiled by ‘The Globe and Mail’, and TVO’s ‘The Agenda’  examining how the online world is changing journalism.

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