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  • Barnes & Noble Takes Wraps Off Nook Tablet
    Gearing up to take on the iPad and Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble on Monday unveiled its own tablet computer equipped with a faster, dual-core processor and double the stora ...
  • Transitional Technologies Can Be Very Profitable
    The rapid success of Redbox DVD kiosks across the country is instructive, writes Farhad Manjoo. Although it's unlikely that Redbox will survive the transition to streaming video into the hom ...
  • Unilever Debuts Web-Based Film Parodies II
    The effort includes consumer content elements, whereby people can upload photos of themselves and then insert them into the webisodes as either Rhett Butler or King Kong. They can al ...
  • Searching for a Defense
    In June, defense attorney Lawrence G. Walters walked into a Pensacola courtroom to defend Clinton McCowen, a Florida resident and owner of an adult Web site specializing in "facial content ...
  • For Every Action
    Which 13-year-old girl is more rebellious: the brunette in a miniskirt and 3-inch heels who lost her virginity in middle school, or the blonde wearing a long-sleeve shirt and ...
  • Fast Forward: Taboos
    I grew up in an era known for its sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, yet I am still amazed how sensitive some people of my generation are about discussi ...
  • Dropping Bombs
    Think of ridicule - the blowtorch of rhetoric, the scimitar of political life - as a self-styled member of a dysfunctional family. Ridicule is the one who blasts pretension, demolish ...
  • The Tomlinson Factor
    Few have ever accused the media of slanting conservative. Fewer still have ever suspected Sesame Street as a breeding ground for tiny neocons, though some family-values watchdogs have accused Be ...
  • Hot Buttons
    It's been a year in which some of the things we don't usually speak about publicly (or at least, not in polite company) began to be talked about at las ...
  • Odd Bedfellows
    Attach your product to a recognizable enough commodity - say, a celebrity politician who's running for president - then kick back and watch the money flood in. Maybe: Not a ...
  • The Worst Intentions
    Pity the Parents Television Council. The group, whose mission is to "ensure that children are not constantly assaulted by sex, violence and profanity on television," fulfilled its policing obligation la ...
  • Cross-Media Case Study: God, Family, Football, and Facebook
    University of Florida's former star quarterback Tim Tebow and his evangelical missionary parents knew a golden opportunity when they saw one. Focus on the Family, a Christian activist group, ca ...