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The Huffington Post: UK Edition Comes to Flipboard

It’s fascinating to watch the young Huffington Post, like Alexander the Great, slowly conquer the world. First it was the United States, where it launched in 2005—and rapidly became one of the best read sites on the Internet. The UK … Continue reading

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Reuters News Service: Now Wired for Flipboard

The global wire service known as Reuters was, from the start, revolutionary and innovative. What would become one of the biggest information companies in the world was founded, humbly, in London in 1851 by Paul Reuter, a German immigrant. He … Continue reading

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Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

AP Photo Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died today at the age of 95. While his death had long been expected—Mandela has been gravely ill and hospitalized since June—his … Continue reading

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Join the Conversation with The Takeaway on Flipboard

The Takeaway is kind of a hybrid of everything that’s great about drive-time radio: it’s thoughtful and in-depth, and has a magazine-like feel—but it allows listeners to join the “American conversation” by calling in on-air. That’s not surprising given its … Continue reading

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TIME for Flipboard

When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would save its readers time: The average Joe ought to be able to bone up on the most important matters of the … Continue reading

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News of the World: Euronews comes to Flipboard

The watershed moment for cable news was the Gulf War, in 1991: Who can forget Wolf Blitzer & Co.’s live reports—the gas masks, the SCUDS flying—for CNN? It televised the war as it happened, making the case for always-on TV … Continue reading

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“Fair and Balanced”: Fox News and Fox Business Now on Flipboard

One downside to a world dominated by social media is that, if we’re not careful, we can end up in an ever-narrowing silo of information. We “follow” our friends’people who are typically like us—and our friends follow us right back. … Continue reading

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Flipboard for Journalists

“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of Flipboard. This edition is focused on how journalists, bloggers and freelance writers can use Flipboard in a variety of ways on … Continue reading

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FT Debuts on Flipboard

The FT, or Financial Times, one of the best-read business sources in the world, launched today on Flipboard. Readers can access its recent blog and video reports for free, while FT subscribers—after supplying their credentials via the Accounts area in … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Fixies, Facebook & Bird Flu

A visit by the Easter Bunny and April Fool\’s Day. North Korea at the brink of war. The opening day of baseball season and the Final Four of college basketball. The Game of Thrones season premiere… In the first week … Continue reading

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