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Viral Video: My Last Word on CircusCrunch (We Will Now Go Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Tech Scoops)

Me and my new man crush Paul Carr both went on CNN’s weekly media show “Reliable Sources” yesterday in separate interviews with its host Howard Kurtz.

It’s a pretty good summation of the two sides of the argument about what’s been going on with the popular TechCrunch news site. (That is, until the next mantrum by one of its staffers.)

Actually, I truly hope the site, which has some very fine journalists, will add some more talent (they’re looking!) and get back to business.

Covering the tech business, I mean, and so will I.

Enjoy:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work