Archives: March 2008

Big-City Newspapers And Their Real Estate

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 28

I still don’t understand why more major-market newspapers aren’t doing this. The big-city daily typically owns a huge chunk of prime downtown real estate, which was bought, built and developed...

Department of One Line Dismissals

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 27

Forbes.com's James Brady, regarding the prospect of Cablevision’s James Dolan’s interest in Newsday: Dolan? Forget it: The newspaper biz doesn't need another amateur. Right. Because the professionals are doing such...

Friction Point Between Traditional Publishers And Web Spurs Chafing, Action

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 26

There is always a kind of push-me, pull-me dynamic with traditional publishers and programmers when it comes to the Web, woth virtually all of those players furiously yo-yo-ing between engagement...

Brief, Abruptly Terminated, Evidence That Anyone Can Do Video On The Web

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 21

On occasion I am reminded that abruptness = rudeness. The way in which I reacted to an imminent ejection from a conference room, which you can watch after the jump,...

Gone Fishin'

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 12

Not really. But I will be out of the office and on vacation until Thursday, March 20. Which means things are going to be a little quiet on the posting...

A Note On Moderating Panels

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 12

My problem with moderating a panel chockful of interesting people chatting about interesting subjects is that I find it impossible to take notes on what everyone’s saying while it’s happening,...

So What Should I Ask These Guys?

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 11

Tomorrow I am moderating a panel discussion for Digital Hollywood's News York Media Summit. It's titled "The Changing Face of News: The Power, The Influence and the Challenge of the...

Never Mind The Microsofts. Here’s The . . . Major New Site Yahoo’s Aiming At Women.

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 07

It was probably inevitable that, in 2008, what's essentially the next mass-market women’s-service magazine would come courtesy of someone like Yahoo. Full story here....

That Was Then, This Is Now For Ziff Davis (Revised And Updated Bankruptcy Edition)

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 06

An ongoing dispatch documenting the complete collapse of a media sector:...

Someone Totally Unconnected With Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Who’s Ecstatic About Last Night’s Democratic Primary Results

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 05

Perry Sook. (All together now: Who?)...

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