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Posts on ‘March 2nd, 2007’

Fortune Magazine's Ethical Problem

Talking News Biz: Raising the Buffett/Loomis question again. Loomis, who received the lifetime achievement award last year from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, is writing about information disclosed in an annual report that she edited. Carmine Tiso, senior manager of communications for Fortune, told me in an e-mail, “Yes, Carol did edit […]

Bloggers as Parasites

Robert Niles, asking rhetorically if blogs are a ‘parasitic’ medium, calls such charges poorly informed insult of many hard-working Web publishers who are doing fresh, informative and original work. And by dismissing blogs as “parasitic,” newspaper journalists make themselves blind to the opportunities that blogging, as well as independent Web publishing in general, offer to […]