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My audience knows I usually talk to successful entrepreneurs to find out how they built their businesses. And usually it's tech entrepreneurs who build software, but I also want to bring on people who teach... The post How to build an online business...
From: Mixergy | By: Joe Garcia | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The latest Reason-Rupe poll finds 70 percent of Americans favor legalizing over-the-counter birth control pills and patches without a doctor’s prescription, 26 percent oppose such a proposal, and 4 percent don’t know enough to say. There has been...
From: Reason | By: Emily Ekins | Monday, October 20, 2014
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On newsstands, Nicki Minaj posed with some poodles and dished on the controversial “Anaconda” video in GQ while Lenny Kravitz discussed wanted more kids in  UPTOWN magazine.  More inside... After sexing up L'Uomo Vogue in menswear, Nicki Minaj...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A round-up of venture-capital news and analysis from VentureWire and around the Web.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Zoran Basich | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A selection of health policy stories from New York, Ohio, California, Tennessee, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Maryland. The New York Times: Mental Health Issues Put 34,500 On New York’s No-Guns List A newly created database of New Yorkers deemed...
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Today's headlines include a variety of stories about the continuing national response to Ebola and the potential impact that fears of this illness might have on the midterm elections. Kaiser Health News: What CDC Can Do To Fight Ebola Kaiser Health News...
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In a couple of weeks, residents of Berkeley, California, will decide whether or not to place a penny-an-ounce tax on sugary beverages such as sweetened teas and sodas. The beverage industry has fought off similar taxes and restrictions in every American...
From: Mother Jones | By: Josh Harkinson | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A few weeks ago the Financial Times launched a complete redesign of its print edition. As the new design settles into regular production we look ahead at the week with Kevin Wilson (above left), head of design and graphics at the newspaper since 2008,...
From: Mag Culture | By: jeremy | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Democrats are accusing Republicans of “race-baiting” for running an ad in a Nebraska House race that highlights the case of a black convict who murdered four people within weeks of being released from prison....
From: Fox News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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You may remember the Fitbit Force, a fitness-tracking wristband that went on the market at the end of 2013, then was eventually recalled after Consumerist brought rashes caused by the devices to the world’s attention. We’ve heard reports that the...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Monday, October 20, 2014
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 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Facebook Rebukes DEA For Impersonating Woman Online (BuzzFeed) Facebook has bluntly told the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to stop using phony accounts and posing as real people...
From: Media Bistro | By: Tim Sohn | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In the heat of summer, they are ubiquitous in Japan: cheap paper fans, advertising this or that company or product, handed out at outdoor events or busy strain stations....
From: Fox News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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It finally happened: Snapchat will now have ads. Pinterest is also experimenting with advertising, as is Instagram. All three of these companies are in the enviable position of running wildly popular online platforms, but also in the less enviable position...
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Here are the first eight paragraphs of the Oct. 15 article “Your Instagram Picture, Worth a Thousand Ads.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?...
From: New York Times | By: KATHERINE SCHULTEN | Monday, October 20, 2014
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This midterm cycle, more than half the ads from so-called outside groups are being paid for by secret donors. That means voters will never know who's paying tens of millions of dollars for those ads.
From: NPR | By: Peter Overby | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Good morning! It's going to be a cloudy day in New York and London. Here's the weekend's tech news that you might have missed. 1. IBM has reportedly reached a deal to sell its chip manufacturing unit. The company said that a major announcement is coming...
From: Business Insider | By: James Cook | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The new Dilbert.com site design is nearly ready for beta testing and I am doing an open call for aspiring creators who would like to join the new site on a shared ad revenue basis. You don't need to be a cartoonist. Any content that a typical Dilbert...
From: Dilbert | By: Scott Adams | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Sometimes media coverage of political campaigns is biased due to partisan favoritism, and sometimes it's just a matter of defending an endangered campaign "narrative" or set of assumptions about what...
From: Washington Monthly | By: Ed Kilgore | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The congressional hearings, the Ebola Czar, the campaign ads and the wall-to-wall cable news focused on the disease in the United States is way more than is justified. You should be worried about almost anything more than the possibility of catching...
From: Firedoglake | By: Jon Walker | Monday, October 20, 2014
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It’s probably not a happy morning in New Orleans. Despite leading 23-10 with less than four minutes left, a defensive breakdown and an incredibly poorly timed interception left the hometown Saints (my boss’ favorite team) with a stunning loss to...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Joseph Lichterman | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Startup Zumur has its positioning metaphor down. It wants to be “the Kayak of product comparison search engines,” CEO and founder Abhishek Tiwari told VentureBeat. The company is announcing today that it has raised the first half of what it expects...
From: VentureBeat | By: Barry Levine | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The newspaper arms race heated up over the weekend as The Washington Post announced a separate weekly edition for partners across the country. Also read: Washington Post Replaces Publisher Katharine Weymouth With Frederick J. Ryan Jr. The Dallas Morning...
From: The Wrap | By: Jordan Chariton | Monday, October 20, 2014
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ItistrulyamazingwhatJohnOliverisdoingoveronLastWeekTonight.He’snotjustentertainingus,andenlighteningustosubjectslikeourdroneprogram orourantiquated MissAmericanpagaent,heactuallyhasthepowertoaffectchange,ashedidwithhissegmentonnetneutrality,whichledtothecrashingoftheFCC’swebsite....
From: Warming Glow | By: Dustin Rowles | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A Politico poll underscores that Ebola is causing real political danger for some Democrats. It's playing big, for instance, in North Carolina's Senate race.   Politico: Politico Poll: Democrats In Danger Over Ebola Voters who intend to support Republicans...
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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MeUndies is no stranger to controversy. The irreverent apparel basics company and lifestyle brand – or as it’s often more pejoratively described, an underwear delivery startup – was one of the first mainstream consumer brands to advertise alongside...
From: Pando Daily | By: Michael Carney | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Guest Post: Apple Pay launches today. We’ve heard a lot of talk about this new NFC-enabled mobile shopping option from Apple. But others have tried to sell consumers on the digital wallet idea before and boldly failed. If Apple wants us to trade in...
From: VentureBeat | By: Nish Modi, SecureNet | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The market chain is trying to reignite sales growth and fend off increased competition by promoting the social values it follows in stocking its shelves....
From: New York Times | By: STUART ELLIOTT | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Jessie Ware's music manages to walk a fine line between the despair of heartbreak and the soothing of emotional wounds, all paired with a sheen of pop ethos that compels you to dance through the pain. The 30-year-old British singer started off following...
From: Mother Jones | By: Patrick Caldwell | Monday, October 20, 2014
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First it was Vice, then came Buzzfeed. Now, Ozy has become the latest news start-up aimed at young, digital natives to ramp up its offering on the back of a new injection of cash. The California company backed by German publisher Axel Springer and Laurene...
From: Financial Times | By: Shannon Bond | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In Sound & Vision #8, multimedia artist and performer David Barnes discusses his work with the band of Montreal, art as a career, and writing a graphic novel about a baby growing inside a pregnant male football player.
From: The Rumpus | By: Allyson McCabe | Monday, October 20, 2014
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(Matt Davies via GoComics.com) . Nothing can be made foolproof, because the fools are so ingenious. From the NYTimes, “Life in Quarantine for Ebola Exposure: 21 Days of Fear and Loathing“: … As the Ebola scare spreads from Texas to Ohio and beyond,...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Monday, October 20, 2014
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by Rishidev Chaudhuri At first (and at second, and third) glance, the use of spices in the cuisines of the subcontinent is a subtle and mysterious art, full of musty cupboards staffed by aging apothecaries (and grandmothers) and intertwined with...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Rishidev Chaudhuri | Monday, October 20, 2014
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We all hear the rumblings of the beginning of the decline of Facebook: It's getting too old, people aren't using it as much. But one look at the social giant's ubiquity in the modern American's life explains why Carolyn Everson stands atop the 2014 incarnation...
From: AdWeek | By: Adweek Staff | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Steven Overman has been passed a torch that is very bright but awfully heavy. On Oct. 1, he was named CMO of Kodak. Remember Kodak? With the first handheld camera and roll film, Kodak was the brand that taught Americans to take pictures. It’s also...
From: AdWeek | By: Robert Klara | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better...
From: SlashFilm | By: Christopher Stipp | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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I get a lot of racists visiting my website from time to time. Unfortunately I am linked to a couple of websites with less than desirable examples of human beings, and every now and then some of their regulars like to come into the fields.This is why...
From: The Field Negro | By: field negro | Monday, October 20, 2014
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From the World Heritage inscription: Because of their great antiquity, and because they are closely and directly related to the cult and legend of Aphrodite (Venus), who became the ideal of beauty and love, inspiring writers, poets and artists throughout...
From: Everything Everywhere | By: Gary | Monday, October 20, 2014
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We're all used to see a fired-up Tom Brady take the field each week, but now we're getting a look at the Patriots' quarterback away from the spotlight....
From: WBZ-TV | By: Matthew Geagan | Monday, October 20, 2014
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 Ooyala, the video company that was acquired by Telstra earlier this year, has now made an acquisition of its own. It has bought Videoplaza, a UK-based video advertising startup. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but we are trying to find out. It’s...
From: TechCrunch | By: Ingrid Lunden | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The pummeling of Colorado TV viewers by political ads will continue for another two and a half weeks.
From: Denver Post | By: By Joanne OstrowDenver Post Television Critic | Monday, October 20, 2014
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1. Early intervention for young people could halt schizophrenia before it starts. By Amy Standen at National Public Radio 2. Next generation air traffic control management can reduce delays and frustration at the airport. By Aaron Dubrow at the National...
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Monday, October 20, 2014
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 Giftgaming is a win-win-win that helps you win. Advertisers get exposure, developers get paid, and you get free virtual goods in mobile games plus coupons for discounts on meatspace purchases. Today, Giftgaming launched its service onstage at the TechCrunch...
From: TechCrunch | By: Josh Constine | Monday, October 20, 2014
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@tbtia Charlie Crist collected $6 for every $1 donated to Gov. Rick Scott during the most recent campaign finance reporting period covering Oct. 4 through Oct. 10. Scott's campaign and political committees raised just $606,656 in cash and in-kind services,......
From: Miami Herald | By: Tia Mitchell | Monday, October 20, 2014
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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Stan Freberg's eclectic career in TV, radio, film and advertising will be in the spotlight Nov. 2 when Harry Shearer hosts a 70th anniversary tribute to the versatile humorist....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Variety Staff | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Find a clip of President Obama saying his policies are on the ballot. Put clip in attack ad. Rinse. Repeat. That's been the Republican mantra for the last two and a half weeks, ever since Obama voluntarily tied himself to the midterm election in an Oct....
From: Washington Post | By: Sean Sullivan | Monday, October 20, 2014
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NASHVILLE - In a just-released TV ad, Republican U.S. Sen Lamar Alexander is again linking Democratic opponent Gordon Ball to President Barack Obama and asks voters to "trust me." The television ad, Alexander's third, features the senator speaking directly...
From: Free Republic | By: ChattanoogaTimesFreePress | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Chances are, if you’ve see a television ad for a congressional candidate this year, it wasn’t even meant for you. More than $111 million has been spent on broadcast television ads for U.S. House candidates since Labor Day, but more than $80 million...
From: Washington Post | By: Hunter Schwarz | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's new outside group, NextGen Climate, has run some of the head-scratching-est ads of the 2014 campaign — of which this ad in the Florida governor's race is the latest effort: Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Aaron Blake | Monday, October 20, 2014
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New York-based Partners & Spade handled the creative for Whole Foods’ first-ever national brand campaign, entitled “Values Matter.” The campaign focuses on the sustainability and fair trade practices of the grocery chain, summing up the brand’s...
From: Media Bistro | By: Erik Oster | Monday, October 20, 2014
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M&C Saatchi brings back Tom Brady, this time along with his dog, for its third installment of its fall global marketing campaign for UGG Australia. The spot continues the theme of the Patriots quarterback enjoying his time off the field. Entitled...
From: Media Bistro | By: Erik Oster | Monday, October 20, 2014
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