Tag: nick denton

…and where the money’s at, according to anyone working in web publishing for the last decade. Then again, I’m loving this adorable New Nick running around introducing the concept to all. It’s such fantastic theater. (via nickdouglas)
“Where’s my pageview bonus, Denton?”
“Gawker Media’s Nick Denton, one of the first to pay writers according to their page views and now a high-profile skeptic of the practice…in the last year, he has moved to hiring them as full-time employees, with set salaries and bonuses­ tied to “unique visitors”—a metric that he says measures the writer’s ability to bring new readers into the fold. No sentimentalist, Denton says he changed the formula because he found that page-view incentives encouraged writers to deliver worthless rehashes rather than reporting and tabloid-style scoops—in other words, journalism.” Above: Putting a Price on Words, NYT Magazine, May 10, 2010

26 May 2010
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Dear Darlings Doree and Krucoff: Guess What? You’re Both Wrong About Sheila McClear.

03 Dec 2008
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Dear darlings Doree and Krucoff: Guess what? You’re both wrong about Sheila McClear.

03 Dec 2008
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Dear darlings Doree and Krucoff: Guess what? You’re both wrong about Sheila McClear.

03 Dec 2008
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This Blog Looks Like That Blog Looks Like That Blog

06 Aug 2008
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