Last week, the Montana Telecommunications Association, sent a letter to the media outlining the organization’s views on what it deems the pitiful state of call completion in rural parts of Montana.
Noticed problems with your landline lately? You’re not alone. According to Phillip Dampier at StopTheCap.com, the FCC saw a 2,000 percent increase in the number of complaints over rural landline service between April 2010 and March 2011.
The Montana Cowgirl Blog, a left-leaning Montana politics blog, reported a few days ago that an email newsletter sent from Montana Shrugged, a Billings tea party group, called news media “complicit in the destruction of America.”
Update: It would seem that some online weren’t happy with the Department of Justice’s actions. News sites are reporting now that the group Anonymous attacked the DOJ site, as well as the websites of Universal Music, RIAA and MPAA. The Associated Press reports today that workers at the file sharing site Megaupload.com have been indicted […]
Ken Tingley, editor of the Post-Star in Glens Falls, N.Y., explained in a column on Jan. 14 his newspaper’s policy for posting content online. Each and every day, the Post-Star keeps two stories offline and runs them only in the print edition.
The Washington Post reports today that Wikipedia will black out English versions its site out on Wednesday to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act. The encyclopedia’s founder, Jimmy Wales, announced the “community decision” on Twitter: I am just starting to do press interviews about the upcoming blackout of Wikipedia to protest #sopa and #pipa (“Protect […]
A reader recently wrote in asking why the Chronicle allows anonymous or pseudonymous comments on its website while requiring that letter writers verify their names and addresses before their letters are printed.
The popular blog Reddit will be blacked out for 12 hours on Jan. 18 to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act that is wending its way through the House of Representatives, according to a posting on the site.
Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen announced today the creation of an online form for residents to report problems with their insurance.
Some of the fans of the Chronicle Police Reports page on Facebook have noticed that the blotter items posted there are not posted on the same day they appear in the paper or online. In fact, some of them appear on Facebook several weeks after they first appeared in print.