Salesforce’s first B2B Marketing report: Email remains a powerful tool

EXCLUSIVE: Successful CMOs achieve growth by leveraging technology. Join us for GrowthBeat Summit on June 1-2 in Boston, where we'll discuss how to merge creativity with technology to drive growth. Space is limited. Request your personal invitation here! To paraphrase humorist and writer Mark Twain, email’s death as a marketing tool has been greatly exaggerated. That’s according to Salesforce‘s first “State of B2B Marketing” report, out today. About 2,200 full-time B2B Read more [...]

Rolling Stone retracts rape report, apologizes after ‘painful’ review

Rolling Stone magazine retracted a discredited story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after a devastating independent review by Columbia University deemed it a “journalistic failure that was avoidable.”
Nation – Los Angeles Times

Mike Baird faces post-election inquiry into changes to UBS privatisation report

New South Wales Coalition may be investigated by Labor and minor parties in the upper house over alleged attempt to amend electricity privatisation report Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Afghanistan gave CIA money to Al Qaeda to free diplomat: report

WASHINGTON: Afghanistan used about $ 1 million provided by the CIA to a secret government fund to pay Al-Qaeda in 2010 for a diplomat's release, The New York Times reported Saturday. The terror group's leader at the time, Osama bin Laden, worried that the Americans knew about the payment and were either tracing the cash or had laced it with poison or radiation,... - Photown News Read more [...]

Boris Nemtsov Ukraine report ‘to be released in April’

A report on Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict - compiled by the murdered Russian opposition politician, Boris Nemtsov - will be released in April, his colleague has told the BBC. Ilya Yashin said most of the material gathered by Mr Nemtsov had been retrieved, despite police searches of his apartment and offices. Mr Nemtsov was shot dead on 27 February while walking near the... - Photown News Read more [...]

2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage

For the activists who cast Ferguson, Mo., as a symbol of the fight against police racism, the Department of Justice report castigating the city’s Police Department for patterns of racial bias was long-sought vindication.
Nation – Los Angeles Times