Digiday :: At some point, you’ve clicked on a provocative headline because, well, you’re human. Sometimes the temptation to see the 15 sexiest programmers alive is too strong to deny. You know that it’s a slideshow, and you know that you’ll be upset at yourself when you’re done clicking. But yet you do — and you’re not alone.
Business Insider, Henry Blodget’s all-things-to-all-people content site, plays in two media worlds: aggregation journalism and straight-up reporting. Blodget has taken on a heap of criticism for his aggressive aggregation, but he has also received praise for distilling heavy topics into digestible formats. Business Insider is trying to push journalism into a different era.
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