John Battelle's Top Stories

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  1. Update on Sony Investigation
    Today, the FBI would like to provide an update on the status of our investigation into the cyber attack targeting Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). In late November, SPE confirmed that it was the victim of a cyber attack that destroyed systems and...
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  2. When to quit your journalism job
    Audience Atomization Overcome: Why the Internet Weakens the Authority of the Press " In the age of mass media, the press was able to define the sphere of legitimate debate with relative ease because the people on the receiving end were atomized–...
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  3. Nikki Finke, Hollywood Chronicler, Said to Be in Talks With Politico
    Politico has been in talks to hire the Hollywood journalist Nikki Finke to write about Washington as a political columnist, people familiar with the discussions said Friday. Ms. Finke has visited Washington to meet with senior Politico staff, but...
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  4. Apple Might Use Tin From Child-Labor Mud Mines
    BBCA kid in Indonesia who digs tin out of mud to make your iPhone.The BBC traced Apple's supply chain back to its roots and found that, among other things, tin used in iPhones comes from dangerous mud mines in Indonesia that employ and kill children...
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  5. People Don't Think North Korea Hacked Sony
    REUTERS/KCNANorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The FBI announced Friday that in no uncertain terms North Korea was behind the group called Guardians Of Peace (GOP) that hacked Sony over the last few weeks. The on-the-record announcement comes after...
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