Nostalgia for the pyjamas insult
PandoDaily’s David Holmes on Andrew Sullivan’s new paywall:
Andrew Sullivan isn’t some pajama-clad mouth-breather toiling away in his mother’s basement. He’s an industry veteran who edited The New Republic before the word “blog” even existed.
David, 2003 called – it wants its anti-blogger insults back. Somehow Sarah Lacy has found the world’s last person who believes in that stereotype, and allows him to write on her blog. The irony is somewhat tasty.
Incidentally, I signed up for The Dish‘s paywall immediately. Sullivan’s blogging has been an inspiration to me for over a decade.
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Some Good Reading About The Future of News Paid Members Public
Good stuff I’ve read recently, haven’t linked to yet, but don’t have much to add to right now: * The Nichepaper Manifesto [http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org/haque/2009/07/the_nichepaper_manifesto.html] – an articulate and well argued guide to how niche publishing might looks going forwards. * Media