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Warren Buffett takes over the Richmond Times-Dispatch

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is taking over the newspaper business from Media General, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch and 62 other newspapers in the Southeast. In addition to the $142 million takeover,¬†Berkshire Hathaway is also granting Media General a $400 million … Continue reading

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Online protests for freedom of speech on the Internet

The proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation has not only triggered protests by new media companies, but it has also led to a widespread social media campaign that is likely to stall the bills in both houses of the U.S. Congress. … Continue reading

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Social media and the city

The City of Richmond awarded a marketing contract to a company in Denver and subsequently upset one of the local bidders, David Saunders from Madison+Main. In a social media blitz, Saunders caused widespread media coverage and an uproar within the … Continue reading

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