Venture capitalist predicts "Kristallnacht" against the rich. It takes hours for anyone to care.
My Plan for the National Tribune
August 19, 2013
Because competition is healthy.
From the Stacks: “Mr. Hearst's Apostolic Creed”
August 14, 2013
The founding father of yellow journalism, William Randolph Hearst, died 62 years ago today. For the occasion, we present this Hamilton Basso's tongue-in-cheek evaluation of all that is Hearst.
Here’s a fun little trip through an era of “disruption” in the media industry:February 2, 2010, Silicon Valley Watcher:Rick Edmonds, over on Poynter Online, notes that the classified ads sector dropped to $6 billion in 2009.
From the Stacks: “The ‘Star’ Winks Out”
August 07, 2013
On the 32nd anniversary of the closing of the Washington Star (and in light of the Post's surprise sale), our original reporting on the Star's demise.
Today is the last day of publication for the daily Washington Examiner.
Boston Under Siege, My Kids in the Driveway
April 22, 2013
America feels increasingly like a nation united by spectacles of atrocity.
Newspapers in a Time of Need
April 16, 2013
Boston's papers shined after Monday's bombing. Then again, so did social media.
After the Newspaper Building
April 01, 2013
Struggling dailies are abandoning their grand old buildings. Why that's not a bad thing.
"We Are Not Here to Fight for Press Freedom"
February 28, 2013
In 2008, when a new government-owned newspaper debuted in the Persian Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi, it was greeted as the latest sign of the formerly sleepy oil town’s cosmopolitan ambitions.