Literary spam.

I love the high, faux-literary tone of this spam message I received today. Its content is essentially the same as many Nigerian wire fraud scams … but the language is awfully high-flown. Where do they come up with this stuff? From: Lady Catherine Levett, 4 Old Church Street, Chelsea, SW3, England. Here writes Lady Catherine […]

Literary spam.

Open source journalism.

At Wired, we’ve been experimenting with what we loosely call “open source journalism” in a variety of ways. What we’re learning is that there’s a fairly natural flow from quick blog posts to more fully-cooked news stories, and it works something like this. A reporter finds out about a breaking news story, and puts a […]

Open source journalism.