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ReadWriteWeb’s Acquisition, as Seen By a Former Employee [UPDATED]

Richard MacManus, founder and publisher of ReadWriteWeb. (

This morning AdWeek broke the news that tech blog ReadWriteWeb had been acquired by SAY Media (which also bought Dogster and Six Apart) and appointed Dan Frommer a position as editor-at-large. The price was not disclosed. Disclosure: This reporter worked at ReadWriteWeb for a few months in 2010.

Adweek broke the embargo on the news, which was set for 11 a.m. EST. (Adweek pulled their story after RWW called them out on breaking the embargo.) After Adweek, Robin Wauters’s version was first up. Read More