Craig of Craig's List is nerdily excited about the future of news media.
The new model for news curation and selection, I feel, will be a balance of professional editing and collaborative news filtering. In one incarnation, news organizations will look at feeds from highly respected news fans, and that will drive stories that are featured more prominently.
Aside, why are certain sentences bolded? Is it Newmark’s doing? Or a newfangled editorial convention to facilitate skimming?
NYT: Tina Brown ventures into "insta-publishing" dead tree books.
Titles published by Beast Books will be about 40,000 words or 150 pages long, with a turnaround time of 2 to 5 months. Exciting!!