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Brady on Thunderdome: The Glue at the Core Was Never Able to Dry

Tom Grubisich

Brady on Thunderdome: The Glue at the Core Was Never Able to Dry

“The local digital news solution is probably going to come from new players rather than legacy ones,” says outgoing Digital First Media editor-in-chief Jim Brady. “It’s extremely hard to try and create that next-generation local news product while you’re dealing with the rapid decline of your core business. … Somewhere in that broad swath of experimentation are all the pieces for a successful model. It’s just a matter of time until someone finds the right mix.”

Street Fight Daily: Google Buys Wildfire, DNA Info’s Billionaire Boss

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Buys Wildfire, DNA Info’s Billionaire Boss

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Buys Wildfire: Social/Loyalty Anchor? (Local Onliner)… Inside Billionaire Joe Ricketts Dreams of a Media Empire (Capital New York)… Craigslist Now Wants Your Postings Under ‘Exclusive’ Terms: Padmapper Fallout Continues (TechCrunch)…