All Articles Tagged "news of 2010"
(The Root) — Wonder if basketball superstar LeBron James regrets making the choice of flaunting the media hype surrounding his free agency and subsequent move to the Miami Heat? He recently told ESPN that he has no regrets about going to the Heat, although, looking back, he now says he would have announced it differently. He didn’t say how, but we guess it wouldn’t have been with an hour-long live ESPN special.
(Journalisms) — 1. Jobs Open Up on Internet: Tim Armstrong, the CEO of AOL, made the startling statement in May that his company employed 4,000 journalists, 3,500 of whom were part-time or freelance. ”That’s pretty decent growth in a matter of six months,” Leena Raowrote then on TechCrunch.com. “Of course, AOL has launched a number of content initiatives, including buying hyperlocal news site Patch and launching content machine Seed.com. Armstrong says that AOL is really ‘taking local to a local level.’ Patch is now in 53 markets in 5 states, including Connecticut and California. And it’s been reported that AOL will pour $50 million into Patch this year and plans to roll out the model to ‘hundreds’ of communities in the future.”
Needless to say it was an interesting year, as usual. Nobody would’ve guessed that an NBA player’s decision to change teams would captivate the nation’s attention and generate so much passion. And nobody would’ve guessed how much power right-wing insane conservative commentators had until the case of a Georgia woman was hastily handled by the the White House. In case you missed it, here is a list of news and events that we’re still talking about at the end of 2010:
It was a horrible start to 2010 for Haiti. Who could forget how the capital city of Port-au-Prince was shaken and rattled by a 7.0 earthquake in January. The disaster left hundreds of thousands of islanders homeless and injured; it also killed thousands. Almost a year later, the former French colony is still struggling to restore livable conditions.