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September 16, 2011
At any other publication, Paul would have been fired long ago. And his post would be taken down. But I will let it stand. When Paul was hired, he was promised that he could write anything and it would not be censored, even if it was disparaging to TechCrunch. I will still honor that agreement.
Erick Schonfeld responds to Paul Carr, after his resignation from TechCrunch and the ensuing fight on Twitter. We are witnessing the implosion of one of the Web’s best sites. (thanks Abbas Naqvi of Jigartronic)
21:46 // 3 years ago
March 21, 2011

Meanwhile, while Glenn Beck and Lawrence O’Donnell are arguing/agreeing about whether or not the Japan nuclear crisis is going to end the world (it’s not), thousands have been killed, thousands more are currently without a roof over their head, and millions more could face electricity issues for months after the Japan quake seriously damaged the power grid. Good to see they’re keeping things in perspective by arguing over who’s right. source

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0:00 // 3 years ago
November 16, 2010

Who created The Huffington Post? Our money’s on Breitbart

  • her Arianna Huffington launched The Huffington Post back in 2005 as a mix of news and insight from celebrity figures. It’s been gangbusters ever since then.
  • them Two Democratic operatives say they came up with the idea in 2004 and gave it to Huffington. Now they’re suing. She says she declined to hire them at the time.
  • him Andrew Breitbart claims that he came up with the idea for the site, which makes sense because he and Huffington were longtime allies until after the launch. source

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10:54 // 3 years ago