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Apple’s iPad Ad Makes an Oscar Bid

oscars-statues-image-1Samsung may have had ads plastered all over the air on Oscar night, but Apple made sure to grab its share of the limelight.

The Cupertino company ran its latest iPad advertisement during Hollywood’s biggest awards show on Sunday evening, a cutesy, film-themed homage to its latest generations of the iPad.

Worth noting: This isn’t Apple’s first red-carpet appearance. The company has been running iPad ads since Oscar night 2010, where Steve Jobs himself showed up at the awards ceremony.

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald