The Morning Lowdown 11.19.10

»  If the kind of checkbook journalism employed by Nick Denton at Gawker Media "works" -- in the sense that it produces stories th……

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The Morning Lowdown 10.19.10

»  Tribune Company's board appears to have had enough and is preparing to ask CEO Randy Michaels to step down. The move follows la……

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The Morning Lowdown 09.24.10

»  Was it Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) or bad business decisions that busted Blockbuster? (NYSE: BBI) Perhaps it was online video. [NewTee……

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The Morning Lowdown 08.25.10

»  The month-long battle between Random House and literary agent Andrew Wylie seems to be over. The publisher is claiming victory,……

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Why Social Media Policies Don't Work

Reuters has issued new social-media policies, but the wire service has made the same mistakes other mainstream media have: assuming the worst, and trying to control something that can't be controlled, instead of trusting their staff and focusing on the benefits of using social media.…

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