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Sigh. New York has been a comedy of errors so far, the least of which is my smashed iPHone screen. Nothing goes as planned.
Deborah Copaken: So. Let's start at the beginning. How did you get interested in this specific topic? Alzheimer's in general, but also women in Alzheimer's specifically? Lisa Mosconi: When I was in college, my grandmother started showing cognitive…
Ultra-processed food — which contains preservatives, emulsifiers, colorings, and other added ingredients — make up more than half of all calories consumed in the United States, according to a 2016 study.
An entrepreneur who made a fortune thanks to his digital disruption of the newspaper industry has joined forces with a fearsome nonprofit watchdog publication that is expanding its coverage of the tech industry. Craig Newmark, the founder of…
francine hardawayProbably the biggest unsung hero.
The New York Times
– Jun 5, 1:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Faced with the growing possibility of antitrust actions and legislation to curb their power, four of the biggest technology companies are amassing an army of lobbyists as they prepare for what could be an epic fight over their…
francine hardawayAll that lobbying will produce a camel.
MIT Technology Review
– Jun 6, 1:00 AM
The artificial-intelligence industry is often compared to the oil industry: once mined and refined, data, like oil, can be a highly lucrative commodity. Now it seems the metaphor may extend even further. Like its fossil-fuel counterpart, the…
francine hardawayOops! Remember the law of unintended consequences?
By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business
– Jun 6, 10:43 AM
New York(CNN Business) More than 300 Vox Media employees staged a walkout on Thursday as staffers and management failed to come to an agreement for a union contract after more than a year of negotiations. The walkout meant that Vox Media's group of…
U.S. adults are more likely to say that “made-up news/info” is a big problem than they are to identify climate change, racism, terrorism, or sexism as such, according to a study out from the Pew Research Center Wednesday: Fifty…
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business
– Jun 6, 9:00 AM
New York(CNN Business) Barack and Michelle Obama's production company will start working with Spotify to produce podcasts, similar to its multi-year production deal with Netflix to produce TV shows and films. The production company, Higher Ground…
This is the Poynter Institute's daily newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. Good Thursday, everyone. Today's newsletter has a bit of a different look— a dive into the TV show “Axios on HBO,”…