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Tumblr Actually Let Storyboard's EIC Ghostwrite That Terrible Memo

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Mr. Mohney. (Photo: Twitter) Remember that poignant note from Tumblr founder David Karp about the elimination of its in-house editorial department Storyboard? You know, the memo in which Mr. Karp supposedly said he “couldn’t be happier” with the team, listed their accomplishments, and, instead of giving them a raise, fired them. As Valleywag reveals, it...
Tumblr Actually Let Storyboard's EIC Ghostwrite That Terrible Memo

Crazed John McAfee's blog claims that Vice helped get him arrested, now pursuing legal options

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This is becoming sad, really. Today the official blog of John McAfee posted a short update to the effect that Vice Magazine outed the fugitive so that it could record and, presumably, profit from his capture. To gist the sentences for you would be a disservice. Here are the critical...
Crazed John McAfee's blog claims that Vice helped get him arrested, now pursuing legal options

Tumblr continues its quest for original content, sending out a call for paid freelancers

pandodaily.com
More than any other social network, Tumblr has blurred the line between what a media company does and what a technology company does. Or, to piggyback on a metaphor of Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti, Tumblr both drives the trains and owns the railroad tracks.  Sure, Twitter and Facebook have journalism managers...
Tumblr continues its quest for original content, sending out a call for paid freelancers
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Tumblr Launches Reblorg to Highlight 'Original Creative Work'

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Mr. Karp (Photo: Wikimedia) Twitter only recently started to mission creep over to the media side, but microblogging platform Tumblr has always chosen to define itself as a media company. In fact, in an interview with IT Pro published today, CEO David Karp said explained how that self-perception informs their...
Tumblr Launches Reblorg to Highlight 'Original Creative Work'

John McAfee Claims Vice Outed His Location Just So They Could Get Exclusive Video of His Arrest

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Mr. McAfee and Mr. Castoro (Photo: Vice) The twisted, ever-paranoid saga of John McAfee continues, much to our great entertainment. The newest installment of this bizarre tale? Mr. McAfee now believes that highers up at Vice orchestrated the release of his location via iPhone metadata so that they could film his...
John McAfee Claims Vice Outed His Location Just So They Could Get Exclusive Video of His Arrest
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