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Back in October I talked about The Athletic and paying for your news, and how I had hoped that they would come to the NYC market. Well, yesterday, February 12th, NYC officially launched on their website, and in anticipation of it I signed up a few weeks ago, and so far have not been disappointed. The …

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I can’t believe it’s been a year since the last #BellLetsTalk day, and despite being a Canadian initiative, I have a closer connection to the cause each year. Bell Canada, the phone company of the Canadians, is donating 5 cents today for every Tweet using the #BellLetsTalk hashtag or watches their video (below). It’s the …

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Would you pay for your news? What about insights from the top reporters? Would it change if it was business news or sports? The Athletic is taking that approach, starting a subscription service, writing about the NHL/NFL/NBA/MLB and NCAA, with the intent to make you “Fall in love with the sports page again”. Their focuses …

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A few weeks ago, for my birthday, some friends got me the Echo Dot, and while I will hopefully review that at some point, today’s focus is the Alexa’s Flash Briefing feature. Alexa allows you to put together a list of “Briefings” and when you ask for the flash briefing or a news update it …

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Today is the 7th Annual Bell Let’s Talk day. The Canadian telecommunications company, Bell, has made this day a yearly focus on Mental Health issues, nd encouraging everyone to talk about it. Last year I posted on it, simply describing the cause, and this year it has taken on a new meaning after losing a friend …

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Yesterday I read an article, in which the writer blamed the news deliverer for bringing him bad news, before it had been confirmed. I’ve discussed similarly in the past and I am going to focus on it again today. People need to go to news sources they trust. If you can’t rely on a news source, …

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