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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).

Capturing Shawmont Station before its $1,000,000 preservation begins – the oldest extant passenger rail station in America

Originally a 18' by 36' stone house (Wissahickon Schist), the structure wouldn't have stood out from the other country homes in this part of Philadelphia, at the tip of the Manayunk Reach, situated at the end of today's Manayunk Canal Towpath.

Considerations when planning a newsletter

There are many reasons to start an email newsletter, for instance to help with a membership campaign. But maybe you just want to drive traffic or, heaven forbid, serve your readers! Whatever it is, this guide will help you think through your daily newsletter product.

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