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The Last DJ

The Last DJ

By Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Think about it.…

Newspaper war in Brooklyn

Newspaper war in Brooklyn

Who says newspapers are dead? An old-fashioned newspaper war is expected to get underway any day now in Brooklyn, NY. I’d be remiss in not reporting on it, since I…

Followup: Gersh an ‘Editor of the Year’—again

Followup: Gersh an ‘Editor of the Year’—again

Actually, there’s more to it than that. After we posted yesterday’s item on Gersh Kuntzman’s outstanding editorial leadership, Suburban Newspapers of America announced that is had chosen Kuntzman as “Editor…

Groupon, iPad and Twitter: Not so fast!

Alan Mutter has an excellent post in which he seeks to moderate some of the wild projections surrounding Groupon, the iPad and Twitter. Newspapers and the iPad: Publishers are pleased…

Jon Stewart on the Rachel Maddow Show, uncut

Jon Stewart on the Rachel Maddow Show, uncut

An intelligent conversation.…

‘Unfilled Twinkie’ didn’t stop Gawker’s nasty post. And it didn’t stop 1 million people from reading it.

‘Unfilled Twinkie’ didn’t stop Gawker’s nasty post. And it didn’t stop 1 million people from reading it.

Gawker drew a quick one-million views to its post headlined “I Had a One-Night Stand With Christine O’Donnell”. Slate crudely points out that its anonymous author, writing in first-person, admits he…

Some rebels just don’t know when they’ve been beaten

Some rebels just don’t know when they’ve been beaten

The Confederates could have saved themselves a lot of blood and treasure if they’d thrown in the towel before Sherman marched through Atlanta. Now, the staff of the daily newspaper in…

For Murdoch, the Wall Street Journal’s New York edition is not just business. It’s personal.

For Murdoch, the Wall Street Journal’s New York edition is not just business. It’s personal.

Rupert Murdoch made two things quite clear yesterday: The Wall Street Journal‘s New York edition will launch in April (as long reported but never before publicly confirmed), and its target…