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Craig Newmark
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I hear this Springsteen guy is big...
 
As we gear up for #Stand4Heroes, we want to thank +Craig Newmark for lending his social media voice toward helping today's veterans. #Give2Veterans  
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I've just started a media column for the Observer (the New York one). Here is the first outing. A snippet from the start:

Journalists, understandably, will tell you there are too few of their kind left in the world. But considering how much they repeat each others’ work, perhaps the truth is that we have too many of them.

Every day on Google News, you can find hundreds, often thousands of versions of the same news, sometimes when it’s not even new. Why did the world need countless reports on the recent blue moon when the event — merely a calendrical oddity — is perfectly well-explained on Wikipedia? Did every media outlet on earth really have to write its own version of the story of that mysteriously colored dress? Editors send 15,000 journalists to each of the political conventions where nothing unexpected happens (well, unless Donald Trump shows up).

After newspaper newsrooms shrank by another 10.4% last year over the year before — the total workforce cratering to 32,900 from a 1990 high of 56,900 — how can we still afford such inefficiency? Why does the industry produce so much duplication?

The answer, of course, is economic. The problem is the old, mass-media business model, which still sells advertisers volume: a thousand pairs of eyes at a time. As a result, every news organization thinks it needs its own take on any story so it can fill its own page and have a place for its own ad and get its own page view and earn its own pennies for each one....

The rest at the link below....

http://observer.com/2015/08/amid-constant-layoff-journalists-should-stop-parroting-each-other/
Journalists, understandably, will tell you there are too few of their kind left in the world.
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Hotelling's Law: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotelling%27s_law

[A]n observation in economics that in many markets it is rational for producers to make their products as similar as possible. This is also referred to as the principle of minimum differentiation as well as Hotelling's "linear city model". The observation was made by Harold Hotelling (1895–1973) in the article "Stability in Competition" in Economic Journal in 1929.[1]
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Flurry of really important news re trustworthy journalism from Google and partners via +Mathew Ingram​ (note +Richard Gingras​)
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I finally got around to seeing the Darth Vader gargoyle at the National Cathedral.  Wish I had something longer than a 400mm lens!
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the best
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So I Thought I'd Try And Use ......" The Net "........Specific ally .....To Find Some Volunteers........In A Way.......Being ....A Fisher... of Both Men and Wo'men'........It is Something That I Feel I Have Been ...BeQuested...To Do.

I Was Hoping.... There Is A Way To Create One ...Post ....And be Able To Place That Same Post....In A Number of Key Cities.  If By Any Chance ...This Reaches U......and You Have A Moment To Help Or Despond.....That Would Be Great......We Are Trying To Launch..... An Awareness Brand ...It's not about Money or Profits...............Tcross.us...............It's  About Awareness and What Some People May Not Being Seeing ......That Might Consider Isignificant.......... We Well ...God Bless..........Keep up The Great Work
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Thank you Faizan Faizy ,But it said that craigslist is being over run by people post anything any were they want and no one does anything about it , I saw where Craig said that his team told him that everything is going good the way it is ! really !  I can not figure out how anyone could say that but I do have a theory but this , I may be wrong  but maybe the team just do not want to any more work than they are already doing instead of doing a good job ?  maybe some how they are getting kick backs from the people breaking the rules because hay Craigs just giving the money away I should get a piece of the pie ? or Craig just does not care about how his company is being run or has no control of ? maybe it is something else .  It is so sad to see it run the way it is run it could be so much better any the company could way more money run by Craigs rules the he made .  I do not know if Craig well even see this but maybe  .  
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Please change my e mail from 801cowboynit28501@gmail.com to101bullrider007@gmail.com I changed my e mail address
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while I don't speak for #craigslist, I'd like to show the list of nonprofits we've supported recently. 
craigslist Charitable Fund. The craigslist Charitable Fund (CCF) distributes millions of dollars each year in one-time and recurring grants to hundreds of partner organizations doing great work in four broad areas of interest. Sample grant partners are listed below: ...
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If you believe the mission statement of http://www.pih.org/ that "healthcare is a human right," then why not support www.healthcare-now.com and pnhp.org so that it might be a human right in the US, too?
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I'll be getting at least one copy...
 
Wow! A fine, thoughtful review of my latest book, SWEEP UP THE SUN, in the New York Times Sunday Book Review.
Winged Wonders: http://nyti.ms/1ewJhQq

#birdpoker +Phil Armishaw #hqspbirds +Philippe Avenel +Suzi Harr +Mark Rayner +Andy Brown #beautifulbeautifulbirds +William Joers #birds  
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Cuckoo !

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Education
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Undergraduate scholar (computer sciences), 1971 - 1975
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Computing and Information Sciences, 1975 - 1977
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I'm a nerd.
Introduction
craigconnects.org founder, also founder & customer service rep, craigslist.
Work
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software engineer, customer service rep
Employment
  • craigslist, Inc.
    software engineer, customer service rep, 1995 - present
  • IBM
    software engineer, 1976 - 1993
  • Charles Schwab Corp.
    software engineer, 1993 - 1995
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San Francisco CA
Previously
Morristown NJ - Cleveland OH, Boca Raton FL, Detroit MI, Pittsburgh PA