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(Updated) Nieman Lab editor issues statement regarding Temple University professor “doxxing”

In the style of many digital editors who seem to spend most of their day trawling the shallow waters of Twitter, Nieman Lab editor Josh Benton has a prolific account that spans all matter of topics.

How Warren Buffett thinks about Berkshire’s newspaper holdings

At Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting, the Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett shared a dismal outlook on print media.

The first Broad Street Run

Nearly 40 years ago on an 80ºF Sunday, the first group of Broad Street runners took off for a 10 mile run. The entry fee was $2.

Highlights from JRC and DFM

As censure of DFM becomes the norm I wanted to take a minute and share some of the company's greatest hits.

EverQuote and patent medicine

In a thread begun October 2016, Washington Post technology director Aram Zucker-Scharff tweeted about the shady advertising practices of EverQuote, a Boston-based startup. Since then these ads have become prolific on the web (and nearly as prolific are Aram's tweets documenting the malfeasance).

Who knew what when – DFM edition

At this point, there's no risk at being outraged at DFM, and much of the news industry has jumped aboard.

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