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Nick Denton is betting the future of advertising is conversational

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When we spoke with Nick Denton recently, the Gawker Media CEO talked about how the new commenting system he launched last month would shape the future of the company — and he hinted that this would involve the business side as well as the editorial side of the New...
Nick Denton is betting the future of advertising is conversational

The NYT doesn't need one public editor, it needs a hundred

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The New York Times recently appointed a new “public editor” — the ombudsman-style position that is designed to be a liaison between readers and the management of the newspaper — and so far, former Buffalo News editor Margaret Sullivan has been getting pretty good reviews: she is engaged, she takes...
The NYT doesn't need one public editor, it needs a hundred

AP Goes To Its Board To Replace Curley; Hires McClatchy's Pruitt As CEO

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The Associated Press board didn’t go far afield to hire the president and CEO who will succeed Tom Curley this summer. Gary Pruitt is as in house as it gets without being a staffer, serving on that same board for the past nine years as president, CEO and chairman...
AP Goes To Its Board To Replace Curley; Hires McClatchy's Pruitt As CEO

Daily Beast To Cut Editorial Staff

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Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Newsweek/Daily Beast Co., the news company owned by Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, is cutting editorial jobs today as it turns Newsweek from a print magazine into an online-only publication. Tina Brown, editor-in-chief and founder of the company, announced plans in October to cease publication of Newsweek by...
Daily Beast To Cut Editorial Staff

Romney, Obama Release Statements On How To Grow Tech Startups

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Both presidential campaigns released statements on how they would grow the technology startup industry. In letters addressed to the regional trade organization, NYTechMeeetup, both candidates gave moderately specific answers. Obama focused on his track-record of technology policy, including the release of government data through the newly created Chief Technology Officer,...
Romney, Obama Release Statements On How To Grow Tech Startups
As the final holdouts cave on paywalls, it's a big moment for content entrepreneurs

Tina Brown Tells Her Daily Beast Staff: 'The Sad Moment Has Arrived'

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The Daily Beast is cutting a chunk of its editorial staff. We still don't know exactly how many in the newsroom will be losing their jobs, but an anonymous source tells The New York Observer that it's a "bloodbath" that could annihilate half the jobs in editorial. The Observer acquired...
Tina Brown Tells Her Daily Beast Staff: 'The Sad Moment Has Arrived'

New Orleans, Alabama and the future of digital journalism

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As expected, Newhouse-owned newspaper chain Advance Publications announced on Tuesday a wave of layoffs at its properties in Alabama and at the Times-Picayune in New Orleans — the fallout from a recent decision by the company to stop printing those newspapers every day and instead shift its focus to...
New Orleans, Alabama and the future of digital journalism
Does your accountant need to be a writer? A surprisingly contentious WITN

Evernote Hires CNET's Rafe Needleman As Its New Platform Advocate For Third-Party Apps

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Evernote, the Silicon Valley company that makes note-taking and personal archiving software, is announcing today that it’s hired longtime tech journalist Rafe Needleman as its new Platform Advocate and the leader of its newly-formed “Developer Voice Platform.” Needleman is joining Evernote from CNET, where he’s worked as an editor and...
Evernote Hires CNET's Rafe Needleman As Its New Platform Advocate For Third-Party Apps

Marco Arment sells The Magazine to editor Glenn Fleishman, 1 month after offloading Instapaper to Betaworks

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Marco Arment is in cleaning mode: After selling Instapaper to Betaworks, he today announced that he has sold his ‘The Magazine’ publication to its current editor, Glenn Fleishman. The Magazine is a subscription publication, charging $1.99 per month, with new issues released every 2 weeks. It has applications extant for iOS...
Marco Arment sells The Magazine to editor Glenn Fleishman, 1 month after offloading Instapaper to Betaworks

Hearst Is Revamping All Of Its Online Magazines With A Responsive, Personalized Design

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Over the next few months, all of Hearst Digital Media‘s titles are getting a new look. Tom Smith, Hearst’s vice president of technology and strategy, told me that the whole company is switching to a new publishing platform, which incorporates both responsive design and personalization. The first two magazines to...
Hearst Is Revamping All Of Its Online Magazines With A Responsive, Personalized Design
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