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2008-07-28 15:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and NEW YORK, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com, the leader in online news,* officially opened its interactive digital cafe today at the NBC Experience Store in New York's Rockefeller Center. The msnbc.com digital cafe is a sleek new space that brings to life the site's innovative nature and immerses consumers in msnbc.com's trademark "fuller spectrum of news" in a casual cafe setting. The digital cafe is like no other, with one-of-a-kind interactive activities that...

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2008-06-25 00:10:00

By Miguel Helft The death this month of Tim Russert, the American television journalist of NBC News, quickly became a top article on the biggest U.S. news sites. The front page of Google News took about an hour to catch up. Google blamed a technical problem for the delay and said it was not a sign that its news site, whose content is compiled entirely by computer programs, lacks timeliness. Still, while news organizations continue to worry about what Google is doing to their business, the...

2008-06-24 06:02:24

By Miguel Helft The death of Tim Russert of NBC News this month quickly became a top story on the biggest U.S. news sites. The front page of Google News took about an hour to catch up. Google blamed a technical problem for the delay and said it was not a sign that its news site, whose content is compiled entirely by computer programs, lacks timeliness. Still, while news organizations worry about what Google is doing to their business, the company is far from achieving the kind of...

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2008-06-17 00:00:00

By Saul Hansell The Associated Press, one of the largest news organizations in the United States, said that it would, for the first time, attempt to define clear standards for how much of its articles and broadcasts bloggers and Web sites could excerpt without infringing on The AP's copyright. The effort to impose some guidelines on the freewheeling blogosphere, where extensive quoting and even copying of entire news articles is common, may offer a prominent definition of the important but...

2006-05-17 00:45:27

By Carly Mayberry LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - As a backpack journalist traveling solo across the world in dangerous regions, Kevin Sites' load just got a little lighter. Not that the 60 pounds of digital equipment he totes on his back has lessened any. But Sites has made it to the halfway point of a global trek that has found him documenting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Syrian government -- and in the process helped make Yahoo's news site consistently ranked No. 1...