Erschienen am 8.4.2013

Anfrage: Wir sind… (André Krüger auf Facebook)
"Anfrage: Wir sind der Facebook-Auftritt des Magazins einer kleinen Wochenzeitung und auf der Suche nach lustigem Content. Ein Honorar können wir hierfür leider nicht bezahlen."

Too Much Sociology (The Intellectual Situation, n+1)
"Sociology has ceased to be demystifying because it has become the way everyone thinks. Discussions about the arts now have an awkward, paralyzed quality: few judgments about the independent excellences of works are offered, but everyone wants to know who sat on the jury that gave out the award. It’s become natural to imagine that networks of power are responsible for the success or failure of works of art, rather than any creative power of the artist herself."

Roger Ebert’s Legacy as a Relentless Empire-Builder (David Carr,
"A journalist since the 1960s, he not only survived endless tumult in the craft, he thrived by embracing new opportunity and expanding his franchise at every turn."

Does Buzzfeed Know the Secret? (Andrew Rice, New York Magazine)
"Gawker Media’s Nick Denton, a cantankerous competitor, has predicted that BuzzFeed will “collapse under the weight of its own contradictions.” But venture capitalists have put $46 million into it, and it’s not because they adore kittens.<br />Perhaps the best way to understand BuzzFeed, though, is as the culmination of a wager its puckish founder, Jonah Peretti, made twelve years ago as a graduate student at MIT."

The New Bitcoin Millionaires (John Herrman, BuzzFeed)
"With the value of Bitcoin recently approaching $200, one would only need to hold about 5,000 coins to become a Bitcoin millionaire."