Joe ArpaioThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear arguments tomorrow in a lawsuit filed against Arizona law-enforcement officials who falsely arrested two Village Voice Media executives as retaliation for stories printed in the Phoenix New Times in 2007.All 11 judges of the appe ... More >>
The defense that Michael Arrington and TechCrunch have mounted against charges that the tech-news site has violated ethical norms comes down to: "Trust me."
But of course, that won't cut it. As with laws, ethics rules exist because people can't be trusted to always police themselves. Even if m ... More >>
Jeff AdachiWe've got to hand it to the Guardian. Just when you think Bruce Brugmann's boys and girls have lost it -- that they don't have a single conspiracy theory worthy of a good belly laugh left in them; that all you can look forward to in the paper's pages are turgid, overlong articles on la ... More >>
You know who can really hustle? TV network lawyers. The story of 48 Hour Magazine was the sort of thing everyone loved. Well, certainly journalists did. But, really, what's not to like about young, creative journalistic professionals up and deciding "Let's put out a magazine!" and pulling it off ... More >>
Photo by Laughing Squid/ Scott BealeJacob Harris, Senior Software Architect at The New York Times took the stage earlier today at Chirp Twitter conference in San Francisco. He reminisced about how something he started as a hobby, Twitter, is evolving into the primary way we now interact with jour ... More >>
Like many other people who failed junior high gym but got straight As in everything else, we were lucky enough to touch the future of the Internet earlier today at the Apple Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. And much like junior high, we too heard the snickers when it turned out that the cov ... More >>
And by Twitter of course, we mean what is known as the realtime web (yes that's now one word). On the heels of the Techcrunch Realtime Crunchup we attended in S.F. last week and approaching the Parisian Le Web next week, a savvy observer might notice that automatically tacking the word realtime on ... More >>
You can win friends and influence people on Facebook. But it won't get you elected governor of this state.
Last week's shakeup in Gavin Newsom's campaign for governor was, in a sense, a triumph of old media over new media. Eric Jaye, Newsom's longtime campaign guru who loved Twitter and Faceb ... More >>