Wednesday, March 07, 2007

MySpace Beta

Screenwriter John August and I agree about MySpace, though he apparently actually tried it out for a while. Here's what he learned.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Power of the Internet

I suppose after so many similar stories (frequently in politics and entertainment), we should be surprised when the internet helps bring someone down. In this case, the Boston Globe has suspended for two months - without pay - veteran sportswriter Ron Borges for plagiarism. The story started when a Seattle sports fan noted the similarities between Borges piece and one written by a Tacoma News-Tribune beat writer. That fan posted it to an ESPN chat board. And things took off from there.

Here's the full story about how it happened.