Gawker’s Nick Denton says Gizmodo made no direct revenue from leaked iPhone post

Since Gizmodo penetrated Apple’s impenetrable fortress and posted videos and pictures of a not-yet-released iPhone earlier this week, the post has received 7,861,004 views, made it to the front page of Digg, been linked to by thousands of blogs, and retweeted over 30,000 times. A follow-up post detailing how the iPhone prototype had been lost received over 2 million views and saw similar ubiquitous coverage. Given that Gawker Media charges …

Why Adobe and Apple are bypassing traditional media outlets to wage war in the blogosphere

When Steve Jobs responds to a random person’s email — an event occurring more frequently of late — the sender is usually shocked that such a tech titan has reached into his mailbag to pluck his message from the ether and deem it worthy of a reply. But Greg Slepak had elicited an email from Jobs a few years ago after contacting him with a software question, so the Apple …

Inside the iPad strategy of Golf Digest

For an article on PBS’ MediaShift, I interviewed editorial directors at Conde Nast’s Golf Digest to get an inside look into how the magazine developed its iPad app.

Bob Carney, the magazine’s brand editor, is someone who grappled with this question in the months leading up to the subscription’s launch.

“For Golf Digest, I think at the very beginning we thought we’d add every kind of bell and whistle …