Tag Archives: Jeff Jarvis

Why The NYT Is A Great Newspaper (They Kill Horses, Don’t They? Edition)

From Sunday’s New York Times: Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys The new economics of horse racing are making an always-dangerous game even more so, as lax oversight puts animal and rider at risk. Nut grafs: On average, 24 horses die each … Continue reading

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Private Oy: Facebook And The Super Snoopers (Part Two)

Last week the Sneak ADtackniks posted a trifecta of online-privacy cautionary tales, including concerns about thenym wars - the argument over pseudonyms on the Internet – and a panel discussion conducted by the Wall Street Journal. In the course of the latter, Public Parts author Jeff (I … Continue reading

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Private Oy: Facebook And The Super Snoopers (Part One)

An online privacy trifecta from the hardworking staff at Sneak ADtack!: • USA Today report (with helpful graphic): Facebook tracking is under scrutiny In recent weeks, Facebook has been wrangling with the Federal Trade Commission over whether the social media website is violating users’ … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego

Say, that was some Jerkathon Tom Ashbrook hosted this morning on WBUR’s On Point. It featured the parasitic Michael Wolff of Newser, the insufferable Jeff Javis of Buzz Machine, and the intractable Stephen Brill of Journalism Online. Listener discretion is … Continue reading

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This Week’s Old Media/New Media Donnybrook

These days the newspaper business is like an endless self-help seminar, with chinstrokers tossing around theoretical therapies while journalists cast about for a life preserver. The latest in the latter category is Connie Schultz’s column in Sunday’s Cleveland Plain Dealer … Continue reading

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