Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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'Canadian Broadcasting Corporation signs up with weird American copyright bounty-hunters'

From BoingBoing: (seen at Twitter and Facebook) The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has signed up with iCopyright, the American copyright bounty hunters used by the Associated Press, to offer ridiculous licenses for the quotation of CBC articles on the web (these are the same jokers who sell you a “license” to quote 5 words from the […]

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Sun, January 31 2010 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off

I bought an iPhone!

I dropped $200 on an iPhone 3GS, returning me to the world of mobile communications. This Poynter Online article influenced my purchase decision: BlackBerry or iPhone, Which one is better for journalists? Most people I know love their iPhones, but some hate the virtual keyboards. As I understand it, Berries are better for messaging and […]

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