Posted inPolicy Topics, Technology

Research in Motion to launch new BlackBerry 10 smartphones on January 30th, 2013

Big news out of Water­loo, Cana­da today: Research in Motion has just announced via press release that it has set a launch date for Black­Ber­ry 10, the com­pa­ny’s next gen­er­a­tion mobile-oper­at­ing sys­tem, which Black­Ber­ry fans like us have been anx­ious­ly await­ing for many months. Black­Ber­ry 10 marks a clean break from RIM’s old­er Black­Ber­ry OS, […]

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Clear Channel kills progressive talk in Portland; activists rallying to bring it back

Clear Chan­nel has struck again. Last Fri­day, with­out pro­vid­ing any expla­na­tion, the radio and out­door adver­tis­ing con­glom­er­ate trashed the entire pro­gram­ming line­up for KPOJ 620 AM (“Port­land’s Pro­gres­sive Talk”) and con­vert­ed the sta­tion into a Fox Sports affil­i­ate. The sud­den for­mat change means Ran­di Rhodes, Mike Mal­loy, Thom Hart­mann, and oth­er pro­gres­sive hosts can no […]