Aol dials up the stupid with 150 editorial layoffs

Aol dials up the stupid with 150 editorial layoffs

The ethics of reporting on the Sony hack

The ethics of reporting on the Sony hack

Perverting the Metric: The Role of Metrics in Editorial Strategy

HuffPo and BuzzFeed co-founder Jonah Peretti recently said in a long and fascinating interview by Felix Salmon published at Matter: I love metrics and I love thinking about optimization, but I think that the optimal state is being slightly suboptimal because as soon as you try to actually optimize, particularly for a single metric, you end up finding that the best way to optimize for that metric ends up perverting the metric and making the metric mean the opposite of what it used to mean.

Journalism and tomatoes

Journalism and tomatoes

Om Malik on digital advertising

Om Malik on digital advertising

Margaret Sullivan takes her NYT colleagues to task like it’s her job, because it is

Margaret Sullivan takes her NYT colleagues to task like it’s her job, because it is

Jay Rosen on the “View from Somewhere”

Jay Rosen on the “View from Somewhere”