Nick Denton and Henry Blodget took to the stage at last week's Ignition: Future of Digital conference -- organized by Business Insider -- and kind of shot down rumors of a B.I.-Gawker merger, according to The New York Observer.
The funny thing is,[...]
TechCrunch editorial has become submissive to/indistinguishable from TC biz/sales. Lot to say about this later on uncrunched.
— Michael Arrington (@arrington) October 29, 2013
Last week, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington sounded off on the tec[...]
According to Business Insider, tech journalist David Pogue will be leaving The New York Times to lead a new consumer technology review site at Yahoo.
As far as conflict-free journalism goes, Pogue has been remarkably agnostic during his 13-year care[...]
Refinery29, the fast-growing fashion and beauty website, has raised a $20 million Series C round from Stripes Group, and is "doubling down" on content, according to PandoDaily.
Ah, content...there was a time, maybe a year ago, when creating slides[...]
Pierre Omidyar, chairman of eBay, is betting that NSA-leaker journalist Glenn Greenwald has a whole lot more investigative journalism up his sleeve. According to BuzzFeed, Omidyar has hired Greenwald away from the Guardian to participate in a secret [...]
The Internet is maturing.
What does that mean? Stunts will be scarce and the odds of going from obscurity to fame are dropping ever lower.
Remember when record labels used to sponsor YouTube contests? Those evaporated. You can't ask people to m[...]
Earlier today, The New Yorker published a profile of Bleacher Report co-founder, PandoDaily columnist and Bustle founder Bryan Goldberg. Anyone with a Twitter account probably has heard of Bustle by way of Goldberg's clumsy funding announcement on Pa[...]
NewsWhip has raised $1.1 million to expand its "Spike" dashboard, which aids journalists to find breaking news stories on social networks, according to VentureBeat.
NewsWhip is based in Dublin, Ireland, and will soon be opening a New York City off[...]
Disappointing that Putin chose the NY Times for his op-ed, instead of @Medium
— FakeJeffJarvis (@ProfJeffJarvis) September 12, 2013
The New York Times has just published an op-ed from Russian President Vladimir Putin, "A Plea For Caution From Rus[...]
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RapGenius, wouldn't ya know it, has created one the year's most fascinating statistical studies of culture and media: WeddingCrunchers.com. The database contains over 60,000 New York Times wedding announcements from the past 32 years, allowing users [...]
The New York Times generally holds itself above the grubby fray of feudal blog battles-- unless those battles involve Gawker.
Yesterday morning, readers of Nick Bilton's "Disruptions" blog at NYTimes.com were greeted by the cheery face of Sam Bidd[...]