Anthony De Rosa

Editor-in-Chief, http://cir.ca


The generosity of David Carr


The impression David left on people is indelible. If you met him once, or if you knew him for years, he was someone you could not forget.


We were the guppies, now they’re coming for the whales


I’ve been saying this for awhile but Mat really articulates it well here. Today, reports that Facebook will display full content from New York Times and others natively inside Facebook, compounds the fact that publishers aren’t willing to do what Facebook will do for them: build an optimal reading experience for mobile (particularly…


The hyperbole of tech media


We see this every time a new toy comes around that happens to grab the attention of a small group of people in the tech and media bubble. A few months ago it was “Yo,” which many of you probably have already forgotten was a way to notify people by push notification with a simple “Yo” message. Breathless think pieces by tech columnists ensue declaring it the future


What are you doing this for?


I know there are many folks in the media business who spend a great deal of time trying to figure out how to build a better mousetrap.

Mousetraps are not built for the benefit of the mouse.

I’m not interested in building mousetraps. I’m not interested in the type of A/B testing that wants to know what delivers the most…

Publications edited by Anthony De Rosa

Dedicated to the writings of the Circa team. http://circanews.com


Random notes…

That Pebble Watch video looks like it could be part of an episode of HBO’s Silicon Valley.

My morning routine :

  1. Check Trello, clear out Final Eyes.
  2. Read morning newsletters (Quartz, FastFT, New York Times.)
  3. Check homepages of major news websites (WaPo, NYT, Reuters.)
  4. Scan the blogs (Gawker…

David Carr at UCBJ


David Carr’s commencement address to the graduating Class of 2014 at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism


just setting up my mdium


The generosity of David Carr


The impression David left on people is indelible. If you met him once, or if you knew him for years, he was someone you could not forget.


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