Gigaom

Profile: Barb Darrow, Gigaom, senior writer

It's tough to tell Barb Darrow something she doesn't know about enterprise IT. She has patrolled the territory for 25 years as a grind-it-out reporter. Hers is a unique style blending AP-style reporting and straight-talk analysis. And when it comes to cloud and open source, she's as technical as any CTO.
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SWMS: Gigaom Launches Gigaom Research

Gigaom this week launched Gigaom Research, a revamped version of its paid-content service Gigaom Pro. PR pros, pay special attention to Buyer's Lens, a new Gigaom service designed to help buyers make sense of emerging technologies. Says curator Laura Stuart in an Oct. 23 blog post:

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SWMS Profile: Derrick Harris, GigaOm

Derrick Harris this month celebrates three years at GigaOm and loves what he does. He's got a keen mind (he did get a law degree at UNLV, after all) and is as technical as the CTOs he interviews -- but also brings clear context to each story he writes and isn't afraid to share his own two cents. 
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SWMS: Covering Sexual Harassment Has Proved Challenging for Media Brands

The price of fairness and accuracy is silence on the moral issues.

Remember this when you pitch editors on thought leadership. At least on this subject, opportunity lies in community.

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Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.
Fri, 2014-10-24 10:04

Maybe so, says (SWMS subscriber) Edelman's Steve Rubel. Quoted by DM News, Steve worries that if 50 percent of content is consumed... Read more

Tue, 2014-10-21 11:05

Though he is damn near synonymous with data journalism, Nate Silver is still having a hard time launching FiveThirtyEight at ESPN.... Read more

Thu, 2014-10-09 09:14

... and the headline ended with ...That May Surprise You. A great click-bait technique. Well, the things didn't surprise us and they won't surprise... Read more

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