Posts Tagged: online journalism

Grantland: A Rumpus Roundup

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At the end of October, ESPN announced that Grantland, the sports and culture website it had acquired, would cease publication. Some commentators claimed the site should have been shuttered sooner when Bill Simmons, the “voice” of Grantland, parted ways with ESPN. Now ESPN says it might have underestimated Simmons’s cult-like following. The site’s closure raises […]

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Unlocking the New Yorker

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Those little blue padlocks are gone for good. Starting this week, newyorker.com will release all its content to the public, free of charge, until summer’s end. Unfortunately for subscription commitment-phobes, the site will then transition to a metered paywall system (think New York Times) come fall. The obvious solution is to read everything the New […]

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