Tag: Journalism

  • Why Entrepreneurs Stop Innovating

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    At some point, every entrepreneur stops innovating. Let’s talk about how to put that off for as long as possible. Make no mistake, the end of the innovation cycle is inevitable. It’s also necessary. At my last startup, Automated Insights, two years after we were acquired, we decided to go all in and push the […]

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  • NYT: Saudi Crown Prince said he would use ‘a bullet’ on Khashoggi

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    Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told a top aide in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a New York Times report citing US and foreign officials with direct knowledge of intelligence reports. The conversation — with aide Turki Aldakhil — occurred in September 2017, just […]

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  • Jeff Bezos: AMI defends position on Amazon founder

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    The owner of a US gossip magazine accused of blackmail by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says that it acted in good faith but will conduct an inquiry. American Media Inc (AMI), the National Enquirer’s parent company, also says it believes it acted lawfully in its reporting on the world’s richest man. Mr Bezos accused AMI […]

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  • Spotify splashes out millions of dollars on podcasts

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    Spotify is splashing out millions of dollars as it tries to move beyond music into the growing podcast market. The music streaming service has bought Gimlet Media, behind a string of popular podcasts including Reply All, and podcast publishing platform Anchor. The Swedish firm has also pledged to spend $400-$500m (£308m) this year on further […]

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  • State of the Union: Trump announces second North Korea summit

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    US President Donald Trump has announced in his State of the Union speech that he will hold a second nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader this month. In an address to the nation with the theme “Choosing Greatness”, he vowed once again to build a border wall. While appealing for political unity, the Republican president […]

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  • Polar vortex death toll rises to 21 as US cold snap continues

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    At least 21 people have died in one of the worst cold snaps to hit the US Midwest in decades. Ninety million people – a third of the US – have seen temperatures of -17C (0F) or below. Some 250 million Americans overall have experienced the “polar vortex” conditions. Hospitals have been treating patients reporting […]

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  • Fed to be ‘patient’ with rate changes

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    The Federal Reserve has said it will be “patient” about changing interest rates, marking a shift from earlier statements that suggested further gradual hikes. US central bank officials cited muted inflation and recent economic “cross currents” to explain the shift. They issued the statement after the Fed’s January meeting, where they held interest rates unchanged, […]

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  • Venezuela protests: Maduro rejects calls for fresh elections

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    Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has dismissed calls for new presidential elections amid fresh protests against his leadership. In a show of defiance, he insisted his victory in polls last spring had been legitimate. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president last week, prompting an escalating power struggle. In an interview with a Russian news […]

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  • White House planning to proceed with State of the Union, but details up in the air after Pelosi threat

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      The White House is still planning to move ahead with next week’s scheduled State of the Union address, but the details remain up in the air after House Speaker Nancy Pelosistrongly urged the president to delay the speech or submit it in writing amid the government shutdown fight. According to multiple sources, it remains unclear […]

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  • About Edelman‘sThought Leadership Impact Study

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    Thought Leadership isn’t anything new. Actually, the phrase itself is pretty old — the words “thought leader” first appeared together in 1876 to describe American philosopher and transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson. Since, “Thought Leadership” has been used in a business context to describe company leaders who vocalize their insights on their industry. More recently, Thought Leadership was mentioned in Forbes 2013 list of […]

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