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We keep an eye out for the most interesting stories about Labby subjects: digital media, startups, the web, journalism, strategy, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately.
Washington Post / Erik Wemple / Jul 31
“According to company sources, Deadspin in recent weeks has been working on a story about how Spanfeller has operated since taking charge. In the words of one staffer, the thrust is to show that the CEO has put a ‘bunch of white dudes in charge’ and has a poor grasp of the media business…The company’s top officials, say the sources, responded to the Deadspin internal story by killing it, or at least seeking to do so. ‘That’s not entirely inaccurate but it’s nuanced,’ Spanfeller told the Erik Wemple Blog on Tuesday.”