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The A-List and the Long Tail

Dave Sifry, CEO of Technorati, has posted the fourth and fifth posts in his State of the Blogosphere series. Part four deals with spam blogs, fake blogs, comment/trackback spam and how Technorati is tackling the…



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Mark Cuban’s keynote

Short notes from Mark Cuban’s session: IceRocket will be renamed BlogScour and compete with Technorati and PubSub. Individual podcasters will not make money but current content providers will use it as a new distribution mechanism….


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AlwaysOn is ready to rock

The AlwaysOn 2005 Innovation Summit kicks off on Tuesday, and it’s lining up to be a great event [link requires free registration]. I met with many of the AO100 companies on Wednesday to walk through…


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Edelman in Polish takeover spat

Dennis Howlett has an update about the Edelman – Migut Media kafuffle which has been bubbling around on email over the last few weeks. The disagreement allegedly relates to Edelman’s attempted acquisition of Polish PR…


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Piers Morgan – The Insider

I’ve just been given a copy of The Insider – The Private Diaries of a Scandalous Decade by Piers Morgan, former editor of UK tabloid, The Mirror. No stranger to gossip and scandal, Morgan is…


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Media guide

The latest LEWIS Media Guide for the US is now available. It provides contact details for some of the leading IT publications, wire services, blogs and dailies in a handy poster-sized format. You can download…


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AlwaysOn ramps up

The AO conference is coming up fast on July 19-21. This week we’ve been preparing to announce the AO 100 award winners, which will go out on Tuesday. I’m moderating a keynote by David Kelley,…


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Net to Newspapers: Drop Dead

BW: The new and troubling reality for newspapers is that even if they excel as purveyors of information to appreciative audiences, they still face tough business terrain. “They can try to be the destination where…