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News Media Giant Gannett Begins Arming Thousands Of Reporters With iPhones

News Media Giant Gannett Begins Arming Thousands Of Reporters With iPhones

Reporters at USA Today and other Gannett outlets begin receiving iPhones for mobile reporting

News media conglomerate Gannett is making a big push for mobile reporting and they’ve decided that the iPhone 4S is the perfect tool to start with for journalists across the country. To that end, the company has equipped 1,000 print and broadcast reporters with new iPhones to use for on the spot reporting, editing, and broadcasting.

The initiative was announced in December and will eventually include iPads as well as iPhones, but it is just now rolling out after the company put journalists getting the handsets through intensive training in the use of the iPhone and of the handful of apps that Gannett has chosen for reporters to use.

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Ashton Kutcher Punks Paps with Jailbroken iPhone

Ashton Kutcher Punks Paps with Jailbroken iPhone

Score one for Ashton Kutcher. Tired of being baited by paparazzi, Kutcher used his jailbroken iPhone 3G with live video streaming service Qik to immortalize the nastiness he and wife Demi Moore endure as they try to get through the airport.

You can see Kutcher’s video here, about 36 seconds into the rough, on-the-fly account, a cameraman calls Moore a “crazy little bitch.”