Category Archives: blogonomics

Colarusso on Blogonomics

Dan Colarusso, who used to run portfolio.com, has now moved over to join Henry Blodget’s blogshop. It’s quite a change of pace, as he explained to me in an IM conversation this afternoon: Felix Salmon: So! You’ve been on the … Continue reading

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Why Does Bookstaber Hate Blogs?

Rick Bookstaber appeared on a panel with a couple of FT Alphaville bloggers last night; "whether they become viewed as journalists," he rather cattily writes, "time will tell". Bookstaber essentially says that blogs are "the cognitive equivalent of a string … Continue reading

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The Blog Stigma

Today marks a small step in the acceptance of blogs as legitimate news sources: Mayor Bloomberg took two questions from Gothamist’s Jen Chung during a press conference about a mysterious maple syrup smell. But more than four years after Gothamist … Continue reading

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Blogonomics: Nick Denton, Value Investor

Is Nick Denton going shopping? It certainly seems that way: he tells Fishbowl NY that "there are a couple of struggling properties that we’re looking at". How could Denton be looking to buy up new web properties even as he’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Atlantic’s Business Channel

Finance, it would seem, is hot these days. Four months after Slate launched its spin-off finance site, The Big Money, the Atlantic has followed suit, with its own business channel. Like TBM, there’s lots of green in the color scheme … Continue reading

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Blogonomics: Wallstrip Goes From $5 Million to Zero

The message on the Wallstrip home page is upbeat: Happy Birthday to us That’s right, two years of pure web video stock market fun. The market’s slowing down, but we’re not! Except, Wallstrip has slowed down all the way to … Continue reading

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Blogonomics: Consumerist Sold to Consumers Union

You think you can’t sell media properties in the middle of a recession? Think again: Nick Denton has managed to sell Consumerist for what Peter Kafka describes as "something in the mid-six figure range" — the kind of money that … Continue reading

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Ben Stein Watch: Now on NYTimes.com

The NYT has a contributor’s page for Ben Stein; I go there at weekends to see whether he’s lobbed another softball in my direction. What I never dreamed, however, was that I could hit those balls straight back onto nytimes.com, … Continue reading

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Blogonomics, Grey Lady Edition

Five years after blogging went mainstream and more than seven years after the WSJ’s editorial page launched Best of the Web Today, the Grey Lady is finally dipping its toe into the editorial blogosphere. If you saw this news story … Continue reading

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Blogonomics: Blodget’s Shopping List

At the end Daniel Roth’s profile of Henry Blodget and Alley Insider, he reveals that Blodget and his main shareholder, Kevin Ryan, might want to go shopping: Blodget is broadening beyond tech to get ready for what he sees as … Continue reading

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