Occupy Wall Street
GuestofaGuest.com, Rachelle Hruska‘s New York social diary, doesn’t usually cover grimy protesters down at Zuccotti Park. (Your much more likely to read about those parties thrown by the 1% of banker/investor types Occupy Wall Street is protesting.)
But this morning’s face-off with the police was a New York City event – if not a fashionable one, an event nonetheless – and GuestofaGuest dedicated a portion of its site to the activity. (They even spent an entire section of their slideshow quoting from New York Observer senior editor Foster Kamer‘s Twitter.) We just are wondering if what they went with was really the best choice for a title:
Orla Healy, longtime features editor at the New York Daily News, called an early meeting today and asked that “more people than usual attend,” “We hear he’s been ‘keeping his cards close to the vest’ up until now, and this probably signals that he’s ready to play a hand or two,” Rovzar writes. “Or at Read More
Page Six is still the gold standard. Gawker is stronger than ever. And gossip at the Daily News is ready to make a comeback.
The Village Voice‘s Joe Coscarelli and Foster Kamer survey the world of gossip reporting in their cover story this week, and suggest that as the playing field has become more crowded, Read More
OK, so it wasn’t exactly the newsboy strike of 1899. But over the past several days, a class struggle of sorts broke out between a handful of New York bloggers and blog owners over the value (or lack thereof!) of writers in the age of SEO (search engine optimization) and slide-shows.
Henry Blodget, the Read More
“Ah, this is going to be fun,” posted Nick Denton when Cityfile went live in 2008.
Among the information contained in the site’s 2,000-plus profiles: the Gawker czar’s own middle name—“Guido.”
He was duly impressed. And he seems not to have forgotten.
Cityfile went from fun Web diversion to serious Read More