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.
Eat Your Own Dogfood
Dan Frommer has launched a new venture, and let’s just start with the name, SplatF.
It’s intentionally obtuse and personal, the opposite of Business Insider, which was itself a mainstreaming of Silicon Alley Insider. Mr. Read More
Not only is Silicon Alley booming again, but the IPO market is back in swing, meaning billions of web dollars are flowing through Wall Street.
Maybe that’s the reason some of New York’s top tech reporters have left their posts recently.