I assume he owns stock.
It doesn’t look like anybody has covered it for any of the Gawker Media sites or at least there’s nothing under the Twitter tag. The developer was overwhelmed by reaction to the story that Twitter is going to muck with timeline display, which went viral on Friday afternoon.—-
All this talk of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and now Michael Bloomberg reminded me of the humorous video Sen. Clinton submitted to the Legislative Correspondents Association Dinner in 2006.
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The Awl’s 2015 year-end essays are about those machines: the things they made; the ways they could have been stopped. Pieces will be published daily until the year finally gives up. Contributions this year are from Carrie Frye, Rachel Monroe, Kevin Nguyen, Laura June, Lindsay Robertson, Bijan Stephen, Casey Johnston, …
Disney had a three-float configuration in this morning’s Rose Parade. The first featured the movie Frozen, the middle was about their theme parks and the third was Star Wars, complete with a Millennium Falcon and Kylo Ren. The following images have been plucked from Twitter.
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I haven’t really followed or participated in the recent Gawker debate liveblogs and tonight probably wouldn’t be any different —the software and format hasn’t been up to snuff, in my opinion — but, if they’re going more political, why isn’t there a liveblog for the Democratic debate?
It was before “The Commerce Team”. You could hear crickets then.
Killing a few minutes, I glanced through the comments to Dayna’s Medium post and saw where Rosena Sammi had linked an interview she had done with Heather Dietrick, Gawker’s President and General Counsel for A Lawyer’s Life.
AMC sells alcohol in more than a hundred movie theaters nationwide. When asked about the possibility of minors being served, “We price ourselves intentionally to make it unattractive for minors to come and try purchase alcohol”, a spokesperson replied. Beer is $6 for a 12 oz domestic, $10 for a 24 oz draft.
I’m watching it now, so I don’t have a full picture yet, but Will Leitch and A.J. Daulerio’s appearance on HuffingtonPost Live starts with AJ saying that taking down the post is “usually how Nick blows up Gawker” and he believes that was his intention at the time.
Link to IM interview with Nick Denton by Ravi Somaiya, former Gawker blogger who has written the past several years for the New York Times, excerpted in the tweet.
Peter Sterne’s story for Capital: New York about yesterday’s all-hands includes an extended exchange about whether the New York Times considers advertising when making editorial decisions which is getting a lot of interest on Twitter. John Cook clarifies...