Gregory J. Millman writes about the IRS nabbing his phone records in 1991: “Outside the DOJ, any law-enforcement entity with subpoena power can obtain phone records without notice.”
To this date, I do not know how many of my phone … Read more
Cody Brown | TechCrunch
Cody Brown received a takedown request from The New York Times’ legal department after he posted a video showing how to replicate the “Snow Fall” experience using his tool Scroll Kit.
After he answered that … Read more
Adam Cole is not an “Arrested Development” superfan: “I have friends who are much more into it than I am,” the NPR reporter said in a phone interview. But Cole took a scientist’s eye to the cult television series, which … Read more
At least 24 people were killed Monday when a massive tornado struck Moore, Okla., and south Oklahoma City. Berry Tramel’s front page story in The Oklahoman compared the tragedy to a tornado that struck Moore on May 3, 1999: … Read more
Journalists were already rattled by the Department of Justice’s secret seizure of Associated Press phone records when Ann Marimow’s disturbing scoop in The Washington Post about the U.S. Department of Justice investigating Fox News reporter James Rosen hit this weekend. … Read more
At Columbia Business School Sunday, New York Times Co. President and CEO Mark Thompson spoke to new MBAs about “conventional wisdom and all the apparently excellent advice that flows from it.”
Take my industry. The movies are finished. … Read more
• YAHOO WILL BUY TUMBLR “Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up, Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business,” a Yahoo announcement this morning says. The acquisition cost Yahoo $1.1 billion, “substantially … Read more
The Center for Investigative Reporting
Content from California Watch and The Bay Citizen will be published under the Center for Investigative Reporting brand beginning May 29, CIR’s executive director Robert J. Rosenthal announced Monday.
Initially, the different brands separated our… Read more
New York Times’ site “was subjected to denial of service attacks” this week… Read more