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    December 12, 2012

    Videos: Fox31 denies marijuana activist's claim that THC driving story was rigged

    Update: Yesterday afternoon, after we shared an activist Max Montrose's claim that a Fox31 report on driving under the influence of THC was rigged (see our previous coverage below), the station released a 1,600-word response denying the claim. Reporter Mark Meredith insists the driving simulator was ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011
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    June 30, 2011

    I'm winning at Facebook. Here's how you can too.

    2003's Myspace Face of the Year​As it stands, my social networking career came to fruition and subsequently peaked with Myspace. For this reason, I use as much room in this weekly column talking about the rotting News Corp carcass as I can, constantly reliving my heyday as a late-blooming web ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    The Daily: Five ways it could fail

    ​Rupert Murdoch's News Corp unveiled The Future of Journalism this morning in an elaborate, hour long event at the Guggenheim in New York. The product: The first tablet-native newspaper, a 14 cents per day, iPad-only publication called The Daily. There was some amount of fervor surrounding it ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Hulu might die. Here's why you shouldn't care.

    ​News Corp. and Disney (who own Fox and ABC, respectively) are considering pulling their ad-based free streaming shows from Hulu -- remember that they are two of the three companies who founded Hulu back in 2008. Hulu has done incredibly well in terms of viewership, but its subscription-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Rupert Murdoch craps on journalism again: The Sun admits to making up front-page story

    ​It's almost an affront to the word "news" that the Rupert Murdoch-owned umbrella conglomerate that oversees media outlets like Fox News and the UK's The Sun is generically called News Corporation, since that term generally implies facts. Facts, however, have never been the specialty of either ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007

    You're Getting Warmer

    The Kyoto Accord began the race to halt global warming. On its 10th anniversary, why are we barely past the starting gate? I remember so well the final morning hours of the Kyoto conference. The negotiations had gone on long past their scheduled evening close, and the convention-center management w ... More >>

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    June 14, 2007

    Rupert Murdoch's Foxy Move

    On June 13, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., which owns Fox, announced its intention to sell nine of its owned-and-operated television stations, including KDVR/Channel 31 in Denver. A June 14 Denver Post piece on this development correctly points out that such moves are not exactly rare these days; the ... More >>