Hang around the world of of startup investing for a while and you will inevitably hear someone talking about the need for a home run.
“Everyone wants to be Johnny Appleseed,” an executive at one of NY’s biggest VC firms told The Observer earlier this week, punning on early stage investments, also known as seed Read More
The Business Insider posted a survey that AOL’s “Seed” content farm recently sent out. And while TBI focuses on the prospect of outsourced copy-editing and fact-checking, we find ourselves more interested in the implied psychological portrait of a Seed contributor. For example:
Why have you not submitted an article or photo gallery Read More
Here’s one sign of how fast things are changing in the news business: It was only a couple of years ago that it was not only possible but downright fashionable to argue about whether bloggers are journalists. That was the wrong question, of course; a blog is just a vessel, and journalism the content that Read More
Seed chief Saul Hansell continues to give the hard sell on AOL.
Back in December, he said in an interview that his new employer was “just as much a journalistic organization as The New York Times“; now, he’s trying to recruit his former Times colleagues. It seems Seed–the freelance content farm driven by Read More