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AOL CEO sorry about public firing of Patch creative director

Tim Armstrong tells employees he made a mistake when he fired Abel Lenz during a Patch all-hands meeting.

By August 13, 2013

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5 social media lessons from Roger Ebert, @EbertChicago

Roger Ebert, who died last week at 70, wasn't only a successful film critic. He was also a successful user of social media. We can all still learn from him.

By April 7, 2013

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Humans on Mars by 2018?

The Inspiration Mars Foundation hopes to get a two-person crew to Mars and back starting in 2018 — and it's got a plan that can work.

By February 27, 2013

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NBC deems EveryBlock a dead end, turns off news service

The hyperlocal source of news and information may have been an innovative approach to media, but NBC says it wasn't doing well as a business.

By February 7, 2013

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Watch as Vine becomes the next great news-gathering tool

Although few are talking about it, the new video app could be a perfect tool for citizen journalists, and news organizations that want access to real-time news. One Vine shows the potential.

By February 5, 2013

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Hurricane Sandy blows down paywalls at NY Times, WSJ

As people go online to keep tabs on Hurricane Sandy, news outlets including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are responding by making their content free, for a while.

By October 29, 2012

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Was Apple protest leader Mark Shields an 'accidental activist'?

More than 250,000 people signed Mark Shields' petition demanding better conditions for workers who assemble iPads. Shields said he fell into the cause accidentally. But he also does this sort of thing for a living.

By May 3, 2012

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Trayvon Martin, Twitter's birthday, and a Romney music video -- a week in social media

Almost everyone will miss almost everything discussed on social media. So...here's what was hot last week, including widely shared topics such as the killing of a Florida teen and Twitter's sixth birthday.

By March 27, 2012

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Slagging Goldman, pushing Daisey--all on social media

Almost everyone will miss almost everything discussed on social media. Here's what was hot last week, including widely shared topics such as Goldman Sachs, Mike Daisey and Pinterest.

By March 19, 2012

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Social Media Week in Review: Kony, iPad, and SXSW

Since almost everyone will miss almost everything shared on social media, here's a weekly guide to things that may have passed you by.

By March 12, 2012