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"Saved by the Bell" Meets Feminist Theorist Bell Hooks

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The work of leftist cultural critic bell hooks meets the TV series "Saved by the Bell" on the internet's best new blog. 
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Studio 360

21st Century Hip Hop's 15th Century Look

Monday, March 09, 2015

The Tumblr B4XVI's photo mashups show that Kanye West, Rick Ross, and Drake may be drawing inspiration from the Renaissance. 
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On The Media

“Racists Getting Fired” and the Desire to Do Something to About Ferguson

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

"Racists Getting Fired" has the mobilizing spirit of the Ferguson protests, but not the best impulses.
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On The Media

What Can We Learn About the Internet From the Disastrous DashCon Convention Last Weekend?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

What can we learn from Tumblr's disastrous DashCon fan convention last weekend?

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On The Media

#YesAllWomen

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Coverage of this weekend’s mass shooting California has turned to the internet. As now almost always seems to be the case when a young man murders people, there’s a raft of stories investigating his “digital footprint.” A manifesto that ended up on Scribd, various anti-women postings on misogynist websites, the shooters’ own creepy YouTube screeds.

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On The Media

Tumblr Crowdsources Their Terms of Service

Monday, January 27, 2014

This is kind of cool, insofar as the words “Terms of Service” and “cool” can sit comfortably in the same sentence. Tumblr just updated their Terms of Service, and as part of the process they allowed users to input their ideas and suggestions via GitHub.

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New Tech City

7 Things New Yorkers Need to Know About the Tumblr Deal

Monday, May 20, 2013

Forget about Yahoo and Silicon Valley for a minute. How do the people who matter here in New York City — tech people and Tumblr users — feel about Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of the social blogging platform?

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The Takeaway

Yahoo to Buy Social Media Site Tumblr

Monday, May 20, 2013

Users of the photo rich blogging and social media site Tumblr aren't happy. Yahoo has plans to buy the site for $1.1 billion dollars in an all cash deal which extends the brand of Yahoo into this social media space. The deal would be one of the largest acquisitions of a social networking company in years. 

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New Tech City

In Boost for Silicon Alley, Yahoo to Buy Tumblr for $1.1B

Monday, May 20, 2013

The board of the long-faltering tech giant Yahoo has reportedly agreed to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr, a New York-based social blogging platform with more than a hundred million blogs and a young, engaged user base. The deal might just make Yahoo hip again. So, what does it mean for Tumblr and the Silicon Alley startup scene here in New York? New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi explains on Morning Edition. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Yahoo! For Tumblr

Monday, May 20, 2013

Yahoo agreed to purchase the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Sam Biddle, blogger for Valleywag, explains the site and the purchase. Do you use Tumblr?

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New Tech City

A Tumblr Boost for Silicon Alley?

Friday, May 17, 2013

New York City's tech scene is on fire, but it has yet to produce a Facebook, a Google or an Amazon. But now Yahoo is in talks to acquire Tumblr, the micro-blogging service that's a Silicon Alley darling. What does that mean for investors, Tumblr users and the other startups in New York?

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Fishko Files

Visit the Culture Shock 1913 Tumblr

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Culture Shock 1913 has a Tumblr with 1913-related tidbits. Take a look!

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Tumblr Founder David Karp

Friday, May 18, 2012

The founder and CEO of Tumblr, David Karp, discusses the successful micro-blogging site, Tumblr's efforts to launch the editorial project "Storyboard," and other tech news.

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It's A Free Country ®

The 53 Percent Take on the 99 Percent

Friday, October 14, 2011

In response to the now-viral Tumblr post “We are the 99 Percent,” some conservatives have launched their own venture “We are the 53 percent”. The site, started by RedState.org contributor Erick Erickson and Josh Trevino of the conservative Texas Public Policy Foundation, features those who purport to represent the 53 percent of Americans who pay federal income taxes.

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