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June 11th, 2008 · Comments Off on headcandy · Uncategorized

Link love from Romenesko for today’s campy  “Chicago Tribune Guide to Newspaper Reporting” clip will drive some buzz for the very new Chicago Tribune blog headcandy. Some of the stuff on the self-described “online collection of all things awesome” really spins the Lame-o-meter, but highlights are a faux bondage gag with fabled WGN-TV meteorologist Tom […]

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T. Herman Peels Back The Onion

May 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on T. Herman Peels Back The Onion · Uncategorized

While traditional media companies are still having some issues letting go (see next post), the old fart publisher of The Onion seems to have the “Internette” and its social networking and ubiquitous distribution thing nailed. In its entirety below is a hilarious note that T. Herman Zweibel sent to Squared on Facebook yesterday, shilling for […]

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Nobody Ever Said Life Was Fair

May 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Nobody Ever Said Life Was Fair · Uncategorized

To my traditional media colleagues who have been “displaced,” or who have colleagues who have been, during the recent Great Upheavals or who sit in a newsroom surrounded by abandoned desks and cubicles, think about the life that folks in up-and-coming media companies are enjoying. Like this job posting Squared came across while job hunting […]

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Kibbles ‘n Bits | Today’s List ‘o Links

May 1st, 2008 · Comments Off on Kibbles ‘n Bits | Today’s List ‘o Links · Uncategorized

A 19th century lesson about the Internet and journalism ( Steve gets way too deep for Squared on a warm, sunny afternoon, but give his essay a whirl if you feel like a little think, think, think. Websites Go Crazy Tracking Urban Eccentrics (Wired) “Are we headed toward a Web 2.0-fueled world of microcelebrity where […]

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Kibbles ‘n Bits — Today’s List O’ Links

April 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Kibbles ‘n Bits — Today’s List O’ Links · Uncategorized

Craigslist Fires Back (Wired) “Craigslist is firing back at its rival and minority owner eBay, scolding the online auctioneer’s actions as unethical and smelling of a hostile takeover.” “Where’s the Business Model for News, People?” (Press Think) “It’s remarkable to me how many accomplished producers of those goods the future production of which is in […]

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