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Posts on ‘April 9th, 2008’

How Could It Get Worse?

LA Times: CBS layoffs signal a financial squeeze on TV stations. CBS insists that the quality of its (local) news won’t suffer because of the cuts, which hit three-quarters of the company’s 27 stations. Right, because local TV journalism is already pretty much at rock-bottom.

New Comics in New Media

The irony was deliberate when Steve Outing and Steve Kearsley soft-launched their new online comic strip, techGRL, a week ago yesterday. It’s a humor site, yes, but the goal — “not just a comic strip, but also an online community” — was no April Fools joke. Reinventing comics online is an expanding arena. Mark Fiore and other talented folks have […]