ReadWrite

The Death of the EIC

By David Strom, SWMS contributor ---

We have come to the end of an era. It is time to retire a professional title that played a significant role in my own life, that of the Editor-in-Chief, or EIC. It now has little significance for those in online publishing, perhaps because the entire editorial department has collapsed into a single individual.

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Profile: Taylor Hatmaker, The Daily Dot

Taylor Hatmaker isn't just The Daily Dot's tech editor, or just another ReadWrite alumnus that landed somewhere else. She's emblematic of so many post-PR player-coaches we see today in the "millennial" publications (and before we know it, everywhere else). She can report, write and edit, with a refined sense of audience and keen differentiation from competitors.

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SWMS: Who's Up and Who's Down on the Techmeme Leaderboard

Which well-known tech titles are on the rise? Which are falling? What are the hot new sites? A great way to find out is to analyze the Techmeme Leaderboard, a list of 100 tech web sites compiled by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Gabe Rivera and his team.

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The New Yorker Launches Science & Tech Section; Owen Thomas Joins ReadWrite as EIC

The New Yorker this week launched a new science and tech section edited by former BuzzFeed tech editor Matt Buchanan.

Less than six months after hiring Dan Lyons as editor-in-chief, ReadWrite has a new edit boss.

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