I hope youâ€™ve had a terrific Tuesday! I have a few thoughts (just a few) I figured Iâ€™d get out today. This morning, Axios reported several news websites â€œlaunched new paywalls within the past year.â€ Sorry! (But not this one.) It namedÂ Bloomberg,Â Vanity Fair, Wired,Â Business InsiderÂ andÂ The Atlantic, and added, â€œLegacy institutions likeÂ The New York Times,Â The Wall … Continue reading Paying for news, one candidate’s free airtime and asking for your comments
OK. Letâ€™s get this right. Lawmakers and many Americans are angry about Facebook and how it handled 50 million usersâ€™ peopleâ€™s data, but President Trump really hates Amazon. First, itâ€™s owned by Jeff Bezos, who also owns The Washington Post, which Trump also hates. Second, sources told Axios Trump has talked about changing Amazonâ€™s tax … Continue reading Who Trump hates more, Facebook or Amazon? Oh, and Stormy Daniels’ motion to make him speak!
People who know me can never, ever say Iâ€™m not loyal to people I like and respect. Youâ€™ll see that in a moment, along with an example of the opposite. (Is your mouth watering yet?) Yesterday, one of Philadelphiaâ€™s daily newspapers published an article called â€œIs the morning news format that fuels Mike Jerrick's 'weird … Continue reading Be nicer to Mike Jerrick, and other thoughts on what’s making news