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Amazon stops hosting Wikileaks website

Amazon stops hosting Wikileaks website

02.12.10 – 10:35 am Featured, Media, Tech
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Amazon.com Inc has stopped WikiLeaks' website hosting due to a political pressure after the website published leaked US embassy documents, forcing the controversial group then to move its website to a European provider. Wikileaks said in a Twitter message: "If Amazon are so uncomfortable with the first amendment, they should get out of the business ...


Nick Denton’s manifesto for an old-school blogging

Nick Denton’s manifesto for an old-school blogging

01.12.10 – 6:42 pm Featured, Media
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Nick Denton writes a long blog post explaining his "obituary" on the standard blog format. Basically, as I wrote a few weeks ago here, he wanted his Gawker Media's blog network to be more newsmagazine-style and move away from “reverse chronological format.” Denton shows an example why he proposed the change: In order to keep video of ...


Twitter News Service? Why not, Biz Stone says

Twitter News Service? Why not, Biz Stone says

25.11.10 – 9:00 am Media
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SOONER OR LATER, Twitter will do something with news network --but with different approach. It receives almost 100 million tweets each day from its 175 million users, a report says. Actually, Twiter has shared these feeds with Google, Yahoo! and Bing --and eager to jump to the next level. Biz Stone, the co-founder of popular microblogging ...


Indonesia’s most followed media on Twitter

Indonesia’s most followed media on Twitter

05.11.10 – 9:09 am Featured, Media
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SINCE TWITTER TOOK OVER the media "role", the large media organizations see this as an opportunity to reach and engage their readers online. That idea is totally valid. When it comes to breaking news and exclusive news, everyone still relies on mainstream media. Public always wanted to get the confirmed informations and the in-depth stories from ...


Content, instead of blog, will be the king

Content, instead of blog, will be the king

02.11.10 – 1:09 pm Featured, Media
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I JUST READ AN INTERESTING PIECE from The Wall Street Journal this morning regarding the future of blogs. The story is about Gawker Media, one of the biggest blog networks in the blogosphere, which will start to drop its old blog design. Basically, they wanted to be more newsmagazine-style and "will abandon their reverse chronological ...


Why mobile blogging helps me most?

Why mobile blogging helps me most?

01.11.10 – 5:06 pm Media
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I'd just aware that I often rely on mobile blogging in maintaining this blog: while having a coffee or hang-out, business travelling, or even on my way home (thanks to my driver!).  I found that around 70 per cent of my previous blog-posts are coming from mobile blogging! The reason behind this is simple: I always ...


Did you know Indonesia’s first English newspaper?

Did you know Indonesia’s first English newspaper?

25.10.10 – 9:35 pm Media
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Is it The Jakarta Post? No. The Indonesian Times? No. Okay - so it's the Indonesian Observer, isn't it? No, no. The Jakarta Globe --the country’s newest English language newspaper-- writes: Its name was the Java Government Gazette... The first edition of the Java Government Gazette was delivered to subscribers on Feb. 29, 1812, and for the next ...


Indonesian Ministry’s porn filter blocks ads too

Indonesian Ministry’s porn filter blocks ads too

11.08.10 – 6:44 am Media
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See the full gallery on posterousIndonesian Ministry of Communications and Informations started to block porn sites (check-out the list here) today, but apparently it blocks ads, too. For instance, eBay' and Google Adsense's banners got blocked. Weird.[All images from @sigantengkalem]


Finally, my Posterous site is up!

Finally, my Posterous site is up!

05.08.10 – 9:17 am Media
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Got noticed this morning that Posterous site is down due to a denial of service (DoS) attack, then got an email from Posterous telling some instructions since I am one of Posterous' custom domain users. Then I tried to follow the instructions --it works well! My budiputra.com is back! Thanks Posterous, ...


Visiting Yahoo! Indonesia OMG partners

Visiting Yahoo! Indonesia OMG partners

29.06.10 – 2:38 am Media
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I am and my colleague Jimmi Kembaren having business trip in Surabaya, East Java. Yesterday, we visitted AsianPlus office. AsianPlus is a weekly entertaintment tabloid focuses on Korean, Japanese, Chinese celebrities news and gossip. AsianPlus is one of our content partners for Yahoo! Indonesia OMG! - entertainment channel that's just launched ...


How TMZ broke news of Michael Jackson’s death one year ago

How TMZ broke news of Michael Jackson’s death one year ago

26.06.10 – 5:14 am Media
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Gossip Cop interviewed Harvey Levin, TMZ’s executive producer. On June 25, 2009, his team broke the worldwide exclusive news of Michael Jackson’s shocking death. June 25, 2009 started off as an ordinary day in the L.A. offices of TMZ.In fact, when TMZ got its first tip at around 1 p.m. PST that ...


Mediagazer, Techmeme for media stories

Mediagazer, Techmeme for media stories

23.06.10 – 1:09 pm Media
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Yes, I am a big fan of Techmeme, a tech news aggregator, that arranges all of top news links into a single, easy-to-scan page. For me, it's a compelling news resource. Following this success, the company just released Mediagazer. It has similar concept and format like Techmeme, but just for media ...



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