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Video Killed the Video Star

Everyone is talking about how important video is to online content and marketing. They’re also saying TV advertising is dying. Get a complete briefing on the Internet video trend.

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Visual Literacy Means Better Thinking

What will a society where people learn and communicate visually — and struggle with reading and writing — look like? Probably smarter… And loud.

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When the Last Pillars Fall

An editor tells reporters to invest less time and copy in their stories. Another is fired for failing to force her reporters to work with sponsors. The changes at Reuters and the New York Times are not encouraging moments for quality journalism.

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The #xPotomac14 Compendium

xPotomac trended for 35 minutes on Friday making it the 68th most popular topic in the country that day, according to Trendinalia United States. Here’s what happened.

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Why I Don’t Blog About Social Tools

I re-edited this John Wall jumper photo with Snapseed, one of my favorite social tools for photo sharing. People frequently ask my opinion about social networks and applications. While I oblige requests individually, generally I don’t proactively seek to give advice or blog about tools unless the discussion revolves around a macro trend or impacts strategy. It comes down to positioning, long term viability and personal interest.

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