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Buck the Trend; Start a Newspaper Now

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

In yesterday’s future of newspaper journalism video, Jason Calacanis said it was a business he would never get into.  Today we hear from Kirk Ross, editor  of the Carrboro Citizen, a North Carolina weekly newspaper and Web site started in March 2007. Ross is obviously enjoying it and he says they are making  money. Here [...]

Jason Calacanis Cold to Local Newspapers as Business

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

The key quotes here from serial entrepreneur Jason Calacanis about local newspapers are: “I wouldn’t want to be in that business…I’m not so tied to the idea that there has to be a local paper….Maybe a local blog is a better concept….Maybe a group of local bloggers having their work appear in one location is [...]

Listening to Jason Calacanis at ConvergeSouth 07

Friday, October 19th, 2007

 I am at ConvergeSouth 07 listening to Jason McCabe Calacanis talking with moderator Ed Cone. First he told how he made $30 million selling his Weblogs, Inc to AOL. Now he is talking about Mahalo, his new search  engine, in which he says we are handwriting the top 25,000 searches and are much better than Google. [...]