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Craig Newmark
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Craig i dud not know any other way to contact you, i tried to purchase a jeep on you're site.. I got scammed out of $1800.00 dollars, well the picture of the same jeep is on you're site again. Different price and location, it is a 1999 jeep wj for $1750.00 location Middletown. Please try to catch these bastards, my name is Garry
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+Sandor Rezmann Very funny
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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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Please change my e mail from 801cowboynit28501@gmail.com to101bullrider007@gmail.com I changed my e mail address
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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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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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My feet are itchy.
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Hi you seem to like animals ? it is to bad you can not check out what will happen to all the animals when Mosaic starts in Aracdia Fl we need your help to stop this injustice !   please take the time to check it out any help would be grateful .
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How come no one does anything about how Craigslist is run ! I think I know why ! cell phones on the job ! and why do your job at craigslist  when you will be paid for doing what you when you want anytime you want ! just keep on telling your boss it great the way it is ! and nothing is wrong with the way it is running ! a job done good is a job done well ! and I could never be able to work in a place craigslist and do the least work as possible . you should put cameras to make sure they are doing their jobs instead of taking their word for it !  
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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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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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Just think of how much more you could do if Craigslist was run the way you made the rules !no one enforces  rules ! some one is paid to do craigslist and does not have to do anything ! maybe you should put me in charge ! I know there are people wanting a good job and would do it right ! I am so glad that you do what you do their are so many people and animals that need help ! it is to bad that no one care what is going to happen to the Florida Manatee 's when the Company Mosaic Phosphate Mining opens in Arcadia Florida  . This will be a sad day here when they open ! not a good thing wish some one cared enough to do something . 
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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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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
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Morristown NJ - Cleveland OH, Boca Raton FL, Detroit MI, Pittsburgh PA
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I'm a nerd.
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craigconnects.org founder, also founder & customer service rep, craigslist.
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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