There’s been some recent noise in the press about how the Gawker Media’s site redesigns–now live on three of the company’s sites–is about getting “beyond the blog.” But what interests me more is how all the “share” buttons are gone, with just one left standing. “These sites festooned with social media buttons–they look like primitive […]
Memeburn Editor, Jeremy Daniel, asked Janet Heard, Nieman Fellow and Assistant Editor and Head of News at the Cape Times in South Africa, about the status of blogging at the moment in US journalism? JH: Everybody seems to have a blog in the US, not just freelancers. Journalists working for traditional media often have their […]
If you were Intel, how would you market your 2nd Generation Core i5 Processor? Please tell me you answered, “With content!” See more at Intel.com/visuallife/. And if you have yet to feast on The Sartorialist, get your eyeballs over there.
At this time of year I like to look back and also look forward. A year ago, I set some lofty goals for myself and the site. As I look them over now, I see that many of them were not met. Not by a long shot. I could feel bad about this or I […]
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Philadelphia Magazine has acquired the local food blog Foobooz and hired editor/founder Arthur Etchells as a digital product manager. Etchells founded Foobooz about four years ago. He will continue to run the site, with Kirsten Henri, the magazine’s food editor. Henri herself guest-edited Foobooz from time to time in its […]
Here’s my friend and AdPulp brand ambassador, DK, sporting one hell of a nice t-shirt on his recent trip to Australia. We only produced a couple dozen of these juice carton t-shirts, and as I glance over at my bookshelf, I see there are only three left (two XLs and one Medium). Would you, or […]
Business Insider loves to publish lists (because people like me love to read them). Especially this one, which details 20 blog buyouts that made their founders rich. 20. Politicshome – Sold for $1.3 million 19. GardenRant – Sold for $1.3 million 18. Arseblog – Sold for $5 million 17. World Hum – Sold for $6 […]
American Society of Magazine Editors doesn’t like Forbes’ new sponsored blogs. Not that that’s a problem for anyone outside that esteemed organization. “Advertiser-supplied content, whether in print or online, should not look like editorial content,” said society CEO Sid Holt. “This is a bedrock principle, clearly stated in the ASME Guidelines for Editors and Publishers. […]