The Kremlin has ordered nearly $15,000 worth of typewriters to type top secret documents because they donâ€™t trust the security of computers. Just who gets protected by schoolsâ€™ cyberbullying policies? A case can be made that they protect the administration and stifle studentsâ€™ free speech. The Wall Street Journal thought a clearly marked parody Twitter… Continue reading Roundup for July 11
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.
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.
Jenna Wortham at the New York Times gives us this article today, telling the stories of people who are living outside the Facebook empire.
Bozeman’s Dahl Funeral Chapel was featured in a New York Times story about the growing practice of streaming video of funerals online for remote grievers.
Looking to do your taxes on a 3-inch screen this year? There is an app for that, the New York Times reports: Intuit, the company that makes TurboTax software, introduced an application on Friday that lets users automatically fill out the 1040EZ, the most basic of the I.R.S. personal tax forms. Filers simply photograph their… Continue reading File your taxes from your smartphone
Microsoft is trying to revamp its veteran Hotmail system by adding new features, but will it be enough to overcome the service’s major image problem?