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2015 is the year the old internet finally died Here are five stories that couldn't be more different but are, at their base, animated by the same basic fears. After Gawker's managing partners pulled a widely derided post outing an executive at a media company who was being blackmailed by a man he had solicited, two of the publication's senior editors and many other writers resigned out of fears that the company's business side had too much influence over its editorial side.Just shy of its second birthday, the film criticism site the Dissolve ceased operations in mid-July 2015. Its end prompted renewed concerns for the future of film criticism as a profession. In late October, ESPN announced it would shutter its highly acclaimed longform publication Grantland. Its founder, Bill Simmons, left ESPN for HBO earlier in the year, and without him around, the network seemed at a loss as to what to do with the site (as reported here). It's an internet driven not by human beings, but by content, at all costs.
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The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors “Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books asks 125 of modernity’s greatest British and American writers — including Norman Mailer, Ann Patchett, Jonathan Franzen, Claire Messud, and Joyce Carol Oates — “to provide a list, ranked, in order, of what [they] consider the ten greatest works of fiction of all time– novels, story collections, plays, or poems.”
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