Nick Denton Spanks BlogPuppies

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Nick Denton Disses Bloggers
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Gawker Media big job Nick Denton was interviewed in the NYT this weekend and pulls no punches when talking about the "blog revolution"...

"The hype comes from unemployed or partially employed marketing professionals and people who never made it as journalists wanting to believe," he said. "They want to believe there's going to be this new revolution and their lives are going to be changed."

So nice to hear someone talk about blogs without all the blogpuppie, yip yip yipping that inevitably comes with it...

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I love that quote.. it's a perfect example of my feelings for blogs and bloggers since the 'blogger-boom'. The thousands of articles written by over-excited nobodies believing they'd found a foolproof way of speaking to the world... but in 99% of cases, nobody really cares what they have to say.

OTOH

He might be concerned that one of his staff spilled the beans about his business model.

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