Media’s Fate: Platform or Publication?

Media’s Fate: Platform or Publication?

PandoDaily’s intrepid New York reporter Erin Griffith set Twitter tongues-a-waggin with her piece drawing a journalistic distinction between news “publications” and content “platforms.” She questioned the editorial integrity of news sites that accept or are fueled by content from outside “contributors” (with supposed hidden agendas): “A platform which allows anything to be published with no oversight, […]

On Entrepreneurs & Earned Media

On Entrepreneurs & Earned Media

Penenberg joins PandoDaily (Illustration by Hallie Bateman) Leave it to Jeff Domansky (aka @theprcoach) to draw this blogger’s attention to a rant by one of the more astute observers of today’s tech scene – Sarah Lacy (aka @sarahcuda). Writing for her thought-leading tech news site PandoDaily (which just hired Fast Company‘s Adam Penenberg as its editor), Ms. […]

12 Must-Know Media Sites

12 Must-Know Media Sites

In December 2006, I posted a piece titled “The Nouveau Niche Media” about all those new blogs and their growing influence over more traditional media, and commensurate allure to PR pros. Below are some of the sites I listed back then. They appeared on myriad blogrolls and in many an RSS reader: “…as someone who’s […]

Pando’s ‘Cuda

Pando’s ‘Cuda

In case you hadn’t noticed, a very refreshing bi-product has risen from the ashes of the rather acrimonious breakup between TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington and his wealth-creating nemesis, AOL. The tech/social news-savvy site PandoDaily, led by former TechCrunch ed-at-large Sarah Lacy (aka @sarahcuda on Twitter), burst onto the scene only a week or so ago […]