NEWS YOU CAN USE: Nine reasons why Die Hard really is a Christmas film.
But it’s really a Harry Potter film. I mean, he sneaks around a tower trying to avoid Alan Rickman .
This is a thread about how journalists decide what is “news” and what isn’t. Anyone shaping the news and anyone consuming the news should understand who decides what counts as news, how they decide it, and what determines what they say about it . . .
One thing that many casual news readers don't know is that articles, and the specific words used in them, are often carefully crafted by expensive corporate marketing consultants. It's something wealthy business groups pay a lot of money for.
How Taxes Can Support Growth and Reduce Inequality in Latin America and the CaribbeanInternational Monetary Fund. Of all places
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) and National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) have discovered a 225 million cache of stolen emails and passwords and handed them to HaveIBeenPwned (HIBP), the free service for tracking credentials stolen and/or leaked through past data breaches.
The 225 million new passwords become a part of HIPB's existing body of 613 million passwords in the Pwned Passwords set, which offers website operators a hash of the passwords to ensure users don't use them when creating a new account. Individuals can use HIPB's Pwned Password pageto see whether their passwords have been leaked in previous breaches.
Tech Republic – Susan Harkins: “Adding a watermark to a Word document is an easy and common task, but did you know you can add a watermark to an Excel sheet? You can, and the rules for doing so in Word and Excel are similar. In this article, I’ll show you how to use a graphic file as a watermark in an Excel sheet and how to avoid a few pitfalls along the way…”