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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


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


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


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


Facebook and journalism

Poynter Online has satisfied its new-found Facebook obsession with a series of articles that examine the intersection between journalism and the social-networking platform.

By August 1, 2007


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


Reporters' Roundtable: Ethics in online journalism (podcast)

In the Roundtable today, CNET editor-in-chief Scott Ard and the Poynter Institute's Kelly McBride discuss how new forms of media are changing what we expect from our news sources.

By May 7, 2010


Tribune employees can surf freely now

Employees at the Tribune's newspapers will no longer be subjected to content filtering on the world wide web.

By January 23, 2008


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