The Daily—the iPad-only magazine and Newsstand guinea pig that News Corp’s Rupert Murdock launched at a press event with Apple—has been put “on watch,” and Marco Arment touches on one great reason as to why: It’s weird to me, as … Read more →
Tim Berners-Lee: demand your data from Google and Facebook – The Guardian Berners-Lee has some valid concerns, but he’s getting a bit hyperbolic and there’s even some misinformation here. For starters, Facebook lets you download a copy of all the … Read more →
“To the shock of most sentient beings, Facts died Wednesday, April 18, after a long battle for relevancy with the 24-hour news cycle, blogs and the Internet.” — Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012 – Chicago Tribune
Dear Marco Arment! Sorry About Last Week. We Finally Figured Out What Happened… – Business Insider If you need 4,200+ words and over half a dozen screenshots to defend your publishing practices against legitimate criticism, you’re doing it wrong.
Business Insider responds to Marco’s legitimate complaints with “to-may-to, to-mah-to” Jay Yarow offers a rebuttal to Marco Arment’s critical post, ignoring the majority of Marco’s painfully justifiable complaints. I’m not sure what to be more surprised about: that BI picked … Read more →
A Business Insider retrospective – Marco.org Marco Arment calls out BI’s shady publishing tactics and lousy referral traffic stats: Business Insider’s mass replication of my writing is the only downside that has ever made me reconsider my Creative Commons license. … Read more →
This Is Why Your Newspaper Is Dying Yet another spot-on commentary as far as the problem goes—just like the countless commentaries over the years before it. But have you seen a major publication that has actually listened and changed its … Read more →