Posts by Latoya Peterson

In TechCrunch world, readers value interpretation as much as information

This week, thousands of people descended on San Francisco for Tech Crunch Disrupt where the start-up focused conference is in full swing with Michael Arrington, found and former editor for TechCrunch, in attendance. Being ousted from the roost of his popular blog hasn’t slowed Arrington for a second; he’s got a brand-spanking new venture capital firm and AOL’s $25 … Read More

How Gawker’s redesign subverts the scannable culture of the Internet it helped create

It’s only Tuesday, and already it has been a tough week for Gawker Media. The popular blogging house announced its plans for a brand refresher back in December, part of Nick Denton’s grand vision to move "beyond the blog." Denton announced his grandiose goals by saying: "It represents an evolution of the very blog form that has transformed online … Read More