Monthly Archives: April 2009

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The National

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I have just returned from a trip to Abu Dhabi and Mumbai. Highlights of my trip included a helicopter ride over Abu Dhabi and a discussion of the Abu Dhabi bid to be the global headquarters of IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency. But for fans of mainstream media, we should take solace in the […]

Newsweek: Daring Upward

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I had breakfast this morning with Newsweek editor Jon Meacham (who won the Pulitzer prize for non-fiction this week for his book on Andrew Jackson), publisher Tom Ascheim and foreign correspondent Lally Weymouth (disclosure: close friend). Newsweek is re-launching on May 18, moving up-market, aiming to compete with the Economist and the New Yorker for […]

Silicon Alley Insider

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I just got off of the phone with Henry Blodget, the former Wall Street analyst who runs Siliconalleyinsider.com, covering digital media, technology and advertising. From a standing start 18 months ago, the site attracts more than one million plus unique visitors a month, so that it ranks second behind TechCrunch and ahead of GigaOM, VentureBeat, […]

It Seemed So Promising

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Carlos Gutierrez, former US Secretary of Commerce and former chief executive of the Kellogg Company, addressed the spring session of the Arthur Page Society on Friday. His message was extremely positive; he had learned the importance of having communications professionals at the decision-making table while in government, and intended to take that lesson back to […]

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