Sunday, June 07, 2009

Ping - Get the Tech Scuttlebutt! It Might Even Be True - NYTimes.com

Information literacy is your friend… especially when information quality is inconsistent; read the full article

TechCrunch, with about five million monthly visitors, dominates rival blogs, which Mr. Arrington disparages. (And they do the same to his.) But he doesn’t think of sites like Gawker or All Things Digital as competitors. He has his eyes set on The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. (And he disparages both.)

That drive to compete with the so-called mainstream media is what’s behind his strategy. He doesn’t have the luxury of a large staff to confirm everything, so he competes where he has the advantage. “Getting it right is expensive,” he says. “Getting it first is cheap.”

Ping - Get the Tech Scuttlebutt! It Might Even Be True - NYTimes.com

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