Newsroom managers

This photo of newsroom managers was taken by photographer Saul Young for associate editor Georgiana Vines, who retired last week. George came to the News Sentinel in 1968 and only left for a couple of years to edit the Scripps paper in El Paso. I’m sure she’ll be as busy as ever.

Disintermediation in the 500 channel world

Noticed an item about BrightCove on John Battelle’s blog. TV over the Internet? Jeremy Allaire (who brought us Cold Fusion) thinks so and he’s got $5.5 million in VC money to burn. Allaire envisions a future where: “a creative spark, a camera and a computer were are all it takes to put television programming before […]

Yahoo turns 10!

Yahoo is a decade old tomorrow, March 2. Hard to believe, revenues of $3.57 billion, net income of $834 million, a market cap of $44.41 billion. … Hey, maybe there is real money in this Internet thing. In the early years, it was the site with the funny name where you found stuff. It survived […]

Stopping the Presses

The Internet has changed the economics of the publishing industry in a way commercial television never did. The price of news and information has irrevocably been pushed way down the supply/demand curve. The Web has also destroyed the functional monopoly of the local daily newspaper with the very high barriers to technical entry. Anyone can […]