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The Vator.TV Fracas

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nullBambi Francisco, a tech columnist for MarketWatch, is catching flak for her involvement with Vator.tv, a site which enables startups to upload videos pitching their business ideas. CNET questioned the ethics of Francisco and her employer in a piece Thursday, and the Wall Street Journal (which, like MarketWatch, is owned by Dow Jones) followed up with a more detailed assessment of companies and people Francisco covered who have ties to Vator. Continue Reading

2 Responses to “The Vator.TV Fracas”

  1. This will fail. Reporters see that they are covering all these startups and want to give it a go. They shouldn’t do this. If Bambi wants to succeed she should start a small blog network of some sort. Everyone is not startup material.

  2. It seems like the online video strategies for many companies, startup and large alike, are coming under scrutiny.

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