Paidcontent.org is a must read today.
- First comments and links to articles about digital magazine editions.
- Second - Exclusive about CNN's changing online video strategy.
From the BBC, MTV to launch online video channel.
If Willie Sutton were alive he might be starting a broadband video channel instead of robbing banks.
Susan Mernit's notes from her talk The Real Deal: How Young Adults Spend Their Time Online. Sadly I am no longer a "young adult" though I feel like one.
The NY Observer on Arianna Huffington's blog project and with an interview with Matt Drudge. So Warren Beatty is going to blog. I'm a little dissappointed that Annette Benning could only come up with when meeting Druge at a party was "How's Sidney Blumenthal" you would think that she could have come up with a more withering one-liner.
Scoble on CNET's purchase of HeyPix the 4 month old photosharing company they are merging into Webshots their photosharing service. He points out that webshots (which i join him in not knowing) has over .23 million members to flickrs less than a million and that it gets over 750,000 uploads a day which is more in a week than flickr has gotten since its inception.
On another numbers note why is it that a petition signed by 20 million Chinese in a country that has over a one and half billion people gets coverage in the Times, but a rabidly anti-semitic petition signed by 50,000 top Russian citizens about outlawing Jewish organizations gets no coverage, yet gets covered by AlJazeera of all places?
Lastly continuing my NY is becoming Atlanta meme the Port Authority is considering selling naming rights to bridges and airports. I'm having a huge flashback to Snowcrash.