SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileA group of journalists will experiment by using only Twitter and Facebook as news sources for five days in an effort to see what sorts of fact and fiction they receive online from the outside world.The reporters, including Montreal based Radio Canada reporter Janic Tremblay, will confine themselves to an isolated farmhouse in the south of France.”We want to figure out what kind of information people get when they only try to inform themselves from Facebook and Twitter because we know there is some good information coming from Twitter,” Tremblay said in an interview with CBC Radio’s As It Happens.Twitter has been hailed as a way for people to send out news when it’s impossible for most journalists to do normal reporting. Both the election protests in Tehran and therecent earthquake in Haiti have been notable examples of Twitter’s ability to deliver news instantly.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
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The sports memorabilia outfit Upper Deck paid Jordan over $13 million from 2000 2014, while video game outfit 2K Sports has had two separate contracts with the superstar for a total of roughly $2.5 million.Hanes confirmed how much Jordan’s contract is worth, but refused to comment further.Gatorade told CNNMoney that the company does “not comment on pending legal matters.” Nike, Upper Deck and 2K Sports did not respond to requests for comment.Jordan, who retired for the third time in 2003, took the notion of athletic sponsorships to an entirely different level, making himself one of the biggest name brands in sports history.Related: Adidas lures James Harden (and his beard) from Nike”He’s an example for other athletes who are focused on creating their personal ‘brand,'” Dorfman said.This sentiment was echoed by Marc Ganis, president of SportsCorp.”Jordan is very strategic about the deals he makes,” Ganis said. “His image is guarded zealously and he only makes long term deals for big money that convey a positive image of the Michael Jordan brand.”Ganis praised Jordan’s savvy ability to cultivate his image and extend his worth long after his career, likening it to that of Arnold Palmer.”His brand will probably continue to be valuable even when he’s no longer alive.”CNNMoney (New York) First published August 14, 2015: 3:14 PM ETContact UsClosed CaptioningSite MapMost stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes.