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Friday News: Worst obituary ever?, FCC boosts broadband, new Chrome app for Oyster, and early 20th century anime

Friday News: Worst obituary ever?, FCC boosts broadband, new Chrome app...

Twitter reacts to The Australian’s sexist Colleen McCullough obituary – So, The Australian has apparently managed to write one of the worst obituaries ever, on Thorn Birds author Colleen McCullough, describing her as “plain of feature and certainly overweight” focusing… more

Friday News: upcoming romance conference, fake memoir pulled, sexist internet comments, and Kickstarter’s trends

Friday News: upcoming romance conference, fake memoir pulled, sexist internet comments,...

Library to Host Conference, “What Is Love? Romance Fiction in the Digital Age,” Feb. 10-11 – Next month Harlequin will be sponsoring a conference on Romance at the Library of Congress. Conference program and registration information can be found here…. more

Monday News: Dish TV battles networks, Daniel Handler and racist stereotypes, rewriting Barbie, and an interview with Jody Ellen Malpas

Monday News: Dish TV battles networks, Daniel Handler and racist stereotypes,...

Conflicts Between Pay-TV Providers, Networks Could Result in Permanent Blackouts – With all of the attention on the pending Comcast Time-Warner merger, you may have missed the ongoing conflicts between Dish Satellite and quite a few channels, from Turner Broadcasting… more

Tuesday News: Dangers of corporate copyright infringement, when gender and religion collide, 1930s Harlem map, and cute proposal story

Tuesday News: Dangers of corporate copyright infringement, when gender and religion...

Bugging out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer – An interesting article about how widespread corporate copyright infringement has imperiled the professional life of a nature photographer. In other words, the opposite of how many people perceive piracy,… more

Friday News: Critiquing Anita Sarkeesian’s Critics, the new waterproof Kobo reader, pregnancy app Glow, and new book on 3 top newswomen

Friday News: Critiquing Anita Sarkeesian’s Critics, the new waterproof Kobo reader,...

Tropes vs Anita Sarkeesian: on passing off anti-feminist nonsense as critique – A really great, thorough analysis of the dangerous idiocy that are the attacks on Anita Sarkeesian. Not only does Ian Steadman uncover the hypocritical illogic of Sarkessian’s detractors,… more