Thursday, July 9, 2009

The Wrap

Murdoch papers paid out £1m to gag phone-hacking victims | Media | The Guardian

I hope this story isn't true. As a journalist I can understand the hunger for information, and the rush to get something that no one else has. However, breaking the law and invading privacy are not the right way to do this.

Betty White Dead? 'Today' Makes Grave Mistake |

She does look like she is almost dead, doesn't she. Well, honestly I hope she isn't going to be dying anytime soon.

Consumerist - Comcast Installer Robs Check Cashing Store - Comcast

Yeah, I don't have much to say about this. It seem pretty clear that when you go to do a crime you should do everything you can not to be identified.

Consumerist - People Trust Stuff They Read Online More Than Nearly Any Other Medium - Trust

Again, I hope this isn't true. Not that newspaper, or TV are bastions of truth - see above. However there is soo much junk on the internet, and so many people who don't care a bit about truth. They pass on rumors, and scandal with little concern for accuracy.

Google Announces PC Operating System to Compete with Windows | Epicenter |

People have been waiting for this for a while haven't they. I have. Bring it on Google...

Consumerist - Top 10 Ironic Ads From History - History

There are a number of funny ads here.

A vs B - Biscuit Holes at Hardee's


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