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Virtual reality has long been one of those things on my someday list, a list that often gets more intention than attention. Unless I get a nudge. 1,490 more words
I taught a class Monday in data visualization for Josh Grimm’s In-Depth Reporting class at LSU.
I’m no expert in data visualization, but I studied the use of interactive databases for the American Press Institute in 2008… 785 more words
Round and round we go. It’s tough watching the end-stage of a once-glorious industry, as newspaper companies are hung, drawn and quartered by private equity. In late May we found out that not even Apollo Capital Management, the well-known distressed asset fund that owns stuff like Coldwell Banker, Caesars Palace and Norwegian Cruise Lines was prepared to take Digital First Media, with 75 properties one of the largest newspaper companies in the country, off the hands of its current majority shareholder, Alden Global Capital, another, yep, distressed asset specialist. 1,688 more words
Anything I have to say about Digital First Media today is speculation or observation but I will speculate and observe.
(I’ll explain in some detail at the end of this post what I used to know about DFM operations and strategy, and what I don’t know now.) 3,426 more words