The Sad Irony of Layoffs at the Inquirer and Daily News

Last week a prime example of the utility and the need, for news organizations like those in our newspapers, played out in the pages of the Philadelphia Inquirer as it reported on mismanagement in Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services. Mismanagement that has led to up to five children deaths in 2006. In the report’s wake, […]

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Congrats

To Philly blogger Antonella Pavese for getting a new job at a certain large search firm that just bought a certain large video community. To Philly blogger and Philly Future volunteer, and friend, Albert Yee for his well deserved raise and promotion at PhillyCarShare. To Danie for her birthday this past weekend – Happy Birthday […]

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Norgs Stories for October 10th

Whadda week! Google acquires YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock and everyone’s hearts are a flutter. There’s been much grousing about what this means (see Memeorandum), but like damn near always, I find what’s missing is a historical perspective. Google acquired large particiaptory media companies in the past. Think Blogger. Think DejaNews. This fits what […]

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