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My Friend, The Editor

by Allen Weiner  |  July 21, 2010  |  Comments Off

I hate to spoil the party, but I am not enthralled by Flipboard, the new venture-backed content play that purports to be an application that creates personalized magazines based on what my social circle is reading/recommending. Assuming it was working (the buzz has caused a complete meltdown so neither I nor the socialsphere at large […]

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Yahoo’s Take on The News

by Allen Weiner  |  July 6, 2010  |  Comments Off

True to its word, Yahoo is making good on two of its promises: 1) the company said it would take a new view of its role in search and 2) begin to create new content opportunities. Called into evidence is Upshot a news page on which a team of editors (two) and reporters (six) look […]

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