Ki Mae Heussner

Nick Denton on the ‘Tragedy of the Comments’

Gawker to revamp site's comment strategy, hopefully elevate the conversation

Once upon a time, in the early days of blogging, Gawker founder Nick Denton said, publishers hoped that the Web would help them “capture the intelligence of the readership.” But now?…

Tech Journos Throw Hats Into Startup Ring

A growing list of reporters are leaving journalism to get into business

When you write about whizbang tech startups and their million-dollar valuations, why wouldn’t you dream about giving up the keyboard to go where the action is? Well, an increasing number of…

Silicon Valley’s Seal of Approval

Technology VIPs have quietly become pitchmen for cars, clothing, and alcohol brands

They might not be Us Weekly fodder yet, but a growing number of tech personalities seem to have the kind of star power that makes advertisers gush. In the past year,…

Erin Andrews, Randi Zuckerberg Dish on Digital Dilemmas

While Chelsea Clinton details 'survival skill'

A coterie of classy women gathered at the top of tony Hearst Tower Tuesday night, but they weren’t trading beach-friendly makeup tips or swapping recipes for a swank garden get-together.…

'Arab Warren Buffett' to Talk Murdoch With Piers

Saudi Prince Alwaleed owns 7% of News Corp.

Piers Morgan has already used his CNN platform to defend his former boss Rupert Murdoch. But expect his show tonight to be even more of a Murdoch lovefest. That’s when Prince…

Huffington: New Media Played ‘Huge Part’ in Murdochalypse

AOL editorial boss says Twitter brought down 'News of the World'

Old media mainstay The Guardian may have broken the phone hacking story at the heart of the News Corp. scandal. But AOL editorial chief Arianna Huffington says new media played…

The Panelization of Media and Tech: Fanfare, Fame…Fatigue?

Putting the confab-glutted market under a microscope

Another day, another panel. Or at least that’s how it started to feel this spring, when it was conference galore for New York’s technorati. In between breakfast summits sponsored by…

Do Talk to Strangers

The next threshold in social media is connecting you with people you don't know

With strangers like these, who needs friends? Instead of just helping you connect online with your offline friends and acquaintances, a crop of burgeoning social media companies want to mine what…