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Some quick thoughts about Google versus the newspapers
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At this moment, the must-read stories in technology are scattered across hundreds of news sites and blogs. That's far too much for any reader to follow.
Fortunately, Techmeme arranges all of these links into a single, easy-to-scan page. Our goal is to become your tech news site of record.
Story selection is accomplished via computer algorithm extended with direct human editorial input. Our human editors are: Lidija Davis, Mahendra Palsule, Andre Garrigo, David Connell, Jarrod Cugley, and occasionally Omer Horvitz and Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera. Launched in 2005, Techmeme remains independent, bootstrapped, and privately held.
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Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
Chris Licht tells CNN staff that layoffs are underway as part of a strategy shift, starting with “a limited number of individuals”, mostly paid contributors
David Folkenflik / NPR:
NPR says it needs to cut $10M+, or 3% of its budget, from the current fiscal year ending next September 30 and plans to nearly freeze hiring and avoid layoffs
Ross A. Lincoln / The Wrap:
Memo: Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke will oversee MGM effective immediately, including scripted TV and film, distribution, and creative marketing
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