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Social Media Takeover: Connecting with the News

Social Media is becoming a pathway to news for a significant portion of the U.S. population. We can clearly see the relationship between news outlets and social media sites growing through multiple avenues.

Does Your News Skew Male or Female?

Image from: Odua Images / Shutterstock If you are anything like me you usually get your news from a variety of different sources. As a frequent reader of the NYTimes, BBC and the Boston Globe I don’t have one go to news source. Looking at Compete.com Industry Category > News and Media > News: World, we can see the top 20 sites for world news are: Looking further I compared

Help Conquer Famine and Drought In East Africa With 3 Clicks

In midst of extreme instability, lack of governance, and increasingly limited precious resources, East African Somalia has found itself in the heart of a severe food crisis that has left 29,000 children under the age of five dead and 3.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Furthermore, an estimated 12.4 million people are in need of humanitarian relief throughout the Horn of Africa due to extreme drought. This is not

Casey Anthony Drives Serious Chatter and Attention to CNN.com

Unless you have shut yourself off entirely from the media world, Casey Anthony has become a hot topic of conversation and debate.  It seems as though everyone has an opinion to share on the case and what they would have done if they were a juror (just scroll through your first few updates on Facebook). So although we can all talk the talk about Casey Anthony, she actually makes some

Compete March 2011 Category Data Show Consumers Were Fixated on Online Global News

News: World Category Grew 17.5 Percent During a Month of Somber News BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire) - Compete, a Kantar Media company, has released data for March showing that websites in the News: World category grew significantly. The category attracted 115 million unique visitors (UVs) — growing 17.5 percent month-over-month (M-O-M) and 13.5 percent year-over-year (Y-O-Y). Online news coverage of stories like the Japan earthquake on March 11 and unrest in Libya made March