Friday, June 22, 2012

Hold The Curry Today! Dead Ann Walking?

Check out Jim Romanesko's blog today for excerpts from the Ann Curry interview in August’s Ladies’ Home Journal

Mr. Romanesko has also announced that he is dropping his blog's dual commenting system — WordPress Comments and Facebook Comments — and use Facebook only. He says old comments will remain on the site. If I were he, I would have kept WP and dropped FB, but that's me. Long-time readers of this blog will recall I once offered a marvelous dual-commenting system: blogger + haloscan. Unfortunately, when Haloscan changed hands, the new owners forced people to switch to a system that was incompatible with my blog. Jerks! I wouldn't entrust comments to facebook. I learned the hard way: what seems rock-solid stable today could crumble tomorrow.

In-Depth:
Ann Curry: It's Hard Not To Take Poor TODAY Ratings PersonallyUs Magazine

* Ann Curry wanted to last 20 years at “Today” (observer.com)
* Curry soldiers on during “Today” as exit rumors swirl (NY Daily News)
* Verne Gay: Why Ann Curry didn’t work out at “Today” (Newsday)
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