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The Colonel, Social Animal

August 14th, 2008 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Colonel Robert R. McCormick spends most of his time these days spinning like a nuclear rotisserie in his grave at Cantigny over what befell his once grand, powerful and well-respected company, but takes time out now and again to do some social networking on behalf of the flasghip. Here is a HuffPost piece, giving a […]

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Ripped from the Reader | Quick Links for Tuesday Evening

July 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Classfied | Retail, Uncategorized

+ Transitioning back from a week out of town on vacation (a curious undertaking on several levels for someone who is for the first time ever officially unemployed). + Google News going to get Dugg? TechCrunch says Google and Digg close to finalizing an acquistion. Here. + Star Tribune launches Data Center. NYT says it’ll […]

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List ‘o Links For June 13

June 13th, 2008 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

You say stealing, I say listening. Here. You say “charted the most influential or amusing blogs about politics, gossip, Hollywood, media, and miscellany,” I say “tarted up.” Over here. ONA’s job posting for a new executive director is right here. Bunch of do-gooders at Boston.com. A post about an actual positive trend in one print […]

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Control Freaks Anonymous

May 28th, 2008 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Interesting riff from Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch about how old media companies still can’t get the hang of needing to give up control in order to compete and thrive online. “Even in this day and age, its struggle with control issues continues. Old media knows the relationship with its audience has changed, but it is […]

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Kibbles ‘n Bits | Today’s Links

May 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

A Breakdown of Facebook Applications (FlowingData) Fun, gaming, sports dominate. (via Micropersuasion) Tribune Sites Kick Off CombatWire.com Promotion (E&P) “Tribune Web sites in Orlando, South Florida, and Chicago have teamed up with Mixed Martial Arts to launch CombatWire.com . . .CombatWire provides martial arts related news, interviews, event coverage, fight results, photography, and more. “ […]

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