Coyote, Why Did You Take Me So Far From Home? Edition
Todays links of interest:
- How Would You Feel if Your Flickr Account Were Permanently Deleted?
One Flickr user loses her account because of apparent copyright violations. But were they really? And how do we — as consumers — see that our rights are given equal weight?
- Men smell of cheese and women of onions
And sometimes we have nothing to add. This is one of them.
- The Plotz Thickens: Slate Editor Sends Staffers on Sabbaticals
Speaking of new media models, Slate is giving its staff a chance to take some time away from the rapid-pace online environment to create something great for the publication.
- CBS and David Letterman Discussing New Deal
Is it that time already?
- Web-Only Newsrooms Entering Pulitzer Contest for First Time
Good for them.
- Media Angst: Searching for Profitable Business Models
Davos turns into a discussion about new media versus old media. Or something like that.
- LA Observed: Los Angeles Times kills local news section
Yep, the LAT management continues to prove that it doesn’t have a clue. Over and over, they ignore what works in favor of, what?, the Calendar section? This LA Observed piece is worth a read.
- Amazon Has Big Year, Though Media Growth Slowed
Right now, Amazon is the Sears, Roebuck of the world. And this good news is welcome because it touches so many sectors.
- News Corp: Rupert Murdoch is Having a Hard Time
Gee, who woulda thunk? Signals from Fox about shedding some staff and HarperCollins offering early retirement were the first clues.