Media News Roundup
The Huffington Post will sell parts of its comments section as advertising space in order to increase add revenue. Advertisers will “create a dialogue” with readers.
“Forget fair and unfair, right and wrong,” says Tech Crunch while discussing the future of online media content. Wha?
The Senate Judiciary Committee has taken steps to preserve the rights of journalists by expanding what is means to be one.
The World Association of Newspapers has awarded an Iraqi journalist for his commitment to a free press.
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A completely unexpected discovery beneath the ice.
- Scientists find remains of a tardigrade and crustaceans in a deep, frozen Antarctic lake.
- The creatures' origin is unknown, and further study is ongoing.
- Biology speaks up about Antarctica's history.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, explains his plan for success.
- Jeff Bezos had a clear vision for Amazon.com from the start.
- He was inspired by a statistic he learned while working at a hedge fund: In the '90s, web usage was growing at 2,300% a year.
- Bezos explains why books, in particular, make for a perfect item to sell on the internet.
It's one factor that can help explain the religiosity gap.
- Sociologists have long observed a gap between the religiosity of men and women.
- A recent study used data from several national surveys to compare religiosity, risk-taking preferences and demographic information among more than 20,000 American adolescents.
- The results suggest that risk-taking preferences might partly explain the gender differences in religiosity.
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