Netscape dude puts NYT on ‘deathwatch’

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Marc Andreessen, a co-founder of Netscape, has started a "deathwatch" for the New York Times Co. on his blog. Could this be revenge for the Times at some point misspelling his name? Three e’s, two s’s and that tricky “re” where one expects an “er” … very stressful for overworked journalists in the age of media cutbacks and closings. Actually, he’s pissed off that the paper hired William Kristol as an op-ed columnist. Look on the bright side: At least they didn’t give Billy Crystal a column. I hereby inaugurate a deathwatch for Netscape! Oh, March 1 is its last day. Adding insult to injury, I Googled via Firefox to find the date. Sorry, Marc. Oh, and before I forget: Happy deathwatch!

—Posted by David Gianatasio