Marshall Kirkpatrick's Top Stories

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  1. 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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  2. Hollywood Cowardice: George Clooney Explains Why Sony Stood Alone In North Korean CyberTerror Attack
    EXCLUSIVE: As it begins to dawn on everyone in Hollywood the reality that Sony Pictures was the victim of a cyber terrorist act perpetrated by a hostile foreign nation on American soil, questions will be asked about how and why it happened, ending...
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  3. Google Launches "Store Visits" Metric In AdWords, To Help Prove Online-To-Offline Impact
    It’s been well known that Google has been working on a solution to tie clicks on search ads back to in-store traffic and sales as part of Estimated Total Conversions in AdWords. Today, the company announced the initial roll out of a new “Store...
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  4. Ayn Rand Reviews Children’s Movies
    Credit Photograph by Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography / Magnum “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” An industrious young woman neglects to charge for her housekeeping services and is rightly exploited for her naïveté. She dies without...
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  5. 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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