Dan Farber, CNET

Dan Farber, EIC
CNET News
March 2008
 
There's a new news boss at News.com and his name is Dan Farber. What changes has he made so far in one of our industry's most prestigious newsgathering organizations? How much should he change? As a busy editor-in-chief, how much journalism will he get to practice himself? Timing is everything, and we've got Dan on the docket for you just as he gets his arms around one of the most important journalism jobs in the business. He's a good guy to get to know.
 
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Larry Seltzer, eWeek

Larry Seltzer, eWeek
Security Blogger

March 2008

If you've seen PCMag.com's Security Watch blog or eWeek's Cheap Hack -- you've seen security expert Larry Seltzer at work. He specializes in spam and viruses but blogs about much more than that. He's a bit of a curmudgeon, but a lovable one. Trust us. :-)

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Ben Worthen, WSJ

Ben Worthen, blogger and reporter
Wall Street Journal
February 2008
 
 
BizTech Blog
A "business-centric" tech blog focusing on financial reporting, and "not about tech products and services." Ben is primarily responsible for the direction of the blog, though all posts are edited twice and subject to normal WSJ reporting standards. Also, he says: "if any of you guys have feedback about what does and doesn't work, I'm open to that."
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Farber Succeeds Singh as EIC of News.com

ZDNet editor-in-chief Dan Farber is the new editor-in-chief of CNET News.com, the company announced today. Farber replaces Jai Singh, who is leaving CNET Networks. A CNET spokesperson was unavailable for comment in time for this piece to post.

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SWMS Tech Edit Spotlight on TechCrunch

SWMS Tech Edit spotlight on TechCrunch
February 2008
 
• “Be careful what you wish for”
• The go-to for launch publicity
• Web 2.0 ONLY
• Trend pieces non-existent
• 24 hour news operation—pitch accordingly:
- Post pitches to the site form :http://www.techcrunch.com/submit-profile/
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