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Sunday, July 4th, 2010, 5:11 pm

More bad news for traditional media: Readers don’t trust ‘em

Update: Angie Muhs, of the Portland Press Herald, points out that the Press Herald does not automate its Twitter feed. A new poll by Zogby says that Americans are more likely to trust social media such as Facebook and Twitter …

Friday, June 18th, 2010, 1:32 am

Maine senator supports bill to hand president control of the Internet in emergencies

Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Connecticut, introduced a Senate bill last week that would give the president authority to shut down or control parts of the Internet in the case of a national emergency. Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins co-sponsored the bill …