The recent New Yorker cover stirred up quite a bit of controversy and offended the masses. TheDemoMemo was amongst many who were not amused by the New Yorker caricature; BrainBasedBusiness discussed the dangers of using satire to cloak violent messages; while ManagersRealm called the overall outraged response childish. ThePublishingSpot reminded readers of a very important Supreme Court decision affecting satire writers and artists in general.
This week Google revealed Knol, a new open-source Internet encyclopedia. According to WebMetricsGuru, Google's motivation for creating Knol could be dubious, and also quoted Wikipedia founder Jimmy Whales saying he didn't think Knol would generate much quality. BrandingPost is concerned about Google's increasing omnipresence and AdHurl is worried that Google is on an unstoppable path toward global domination.
ManagersRealm is running an interesting series spotlighting Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for being "two of the more savvy young businesswomen in the world today." In this series, author Gary Bourgeault, will take you from the Olsen twins' fist break, to their emergence as two of the youngest, most successful young business women of our time.
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