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    At the Internet Cat Video Festival in Oakland, Calif., around 6,000 people gathered on a late spring afternoon to celebrate all things feline and to watch nearly 70 minutes of hilarious cat web videos projected on a 10-story building after the sun went down. Continue reading

  • July 16, 2012  

    The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study Monday showing that news consumers are increasingly trading traditional media for YouTube. Jeffrey Brown discusses the challenges and opportunities traditional media sources now face with Pew’s Tom Rosenstiel and The New York Times’ Brian Stelter. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2012  

    As part of an ongoing series on how candidates use social media this election season, Ray Suarez and journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of discuss how President Obama and Mitt Romney use YouTube to bypass the “gatekeepers,” or mainstream media, and get constituents to watch their campaign videos. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2012  

    The U.S. military faced a new firestorm of criticism Thursday after a video appeared on YouTube, purportedly showing four U.S. Marines urinating on three bodies of Taliban fighters. The video triggered condemnations and investigations. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2012  

    U.S. and Afghan officials denounced a video Thursday that appeared to show American troops urinating on enemy dead in Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff discusses the video’s effects on potential peace talks with Andrew Exum of the Center for a New American Security and The Washington Post’s David Ignatius. Continue reading

  • October 7, 2011    

    Dictators in Tunisia and Egypt learned the hard way about the organizational and promotional power of social media. It’s a lesson that supporters of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad have taken to heart. In recent weeks and months, as Syria has … Continue reading

  • June 7, 2011    

    As the Internet’s first major batch of IP addresses runs out, organizations worldwide are test driving a new system starting this week. CNET’s Molly Wood explains what the transition to IPv6 means. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2011    

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Paul Solman and Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation recently traveled to Ohio’s Crawford and Delaware counties to examine economic inequality. In a preview of the upcoming story, which is slated to air on Tuesday’s broadcast, we’re cross-posting a … Continue reading

  • February 10, 2011    

    Paul Solman: The last post began to answer Jane Maier’s epic email by discussing “heterodoxy” in economics. Today’s takes up her second issue: “degrowth.” Following her point about the disinclination of economics to invite alternative views, Ms. Maier wrote: “… … Continue reading

  • February 1, 2011    

    Today’s “Tool$ We Use” features three on the carbon emissions you generate by driving, with a bonus global warming video attached for your viewing discomfort. On the broadcast Monday: a story about electric cars, with a focus on GM’s Chevy … Continue reading

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