The Daily Dot
|Slogan||The Hometown Newspaper of the World Wide Web|
The Daily Dot is an online newspaper that covers Internet topics and eSports. It aims to be the "hometown newspaper" of the internet. It has a 25-member editorial staff. The CEO is Nicholas White.
Notable staff and writers
Current editors and contributors to this publication include Nicholas White, Austin Powell, Molly McHugh, Cooper Fleishman, Aja Romano, Richard Lewis, Kevin Morris, Taylor Hatmaker, Nimrod Kamer, and Ed Zitron.
- Ingram, Mathew (August 23, 2011). "The Daily Dot: Interesting idea, but not a great metaphor". GigaOM'.
- Anthony Ha. "Can The Daily Dot Become Web's 'Hometown Newspaper'?". AdWeek, 8/23/2011.
- Ole Reißmann. "Diese Roboter finden Witze und Wertvolles". Der Spiegel, 9/7/2011.
- Tomio Geron. "The Daily Dot Is A Local Newspaper For The Social Web". Forbes, 8/23/2011.
- Alex Howard. "The Daily Dot wants to tell the web's story with social data journalism". O'Reilly Radar, 8/25/2011.
- Ryan Tate. "Insane Internet People Get Their Own Newspaper". Gawker, 8/23/2011.
- Lauren Indvik. "Daily Dot Launches as Community Newspaper for the Web". Mashable, 8/23/2011.
- The Kernel acquired by The Daily Dot publisher; founder and editor Milo Yiannopoulos to move on
- The Daily Dot, official site
- CEO Nicholas White did a three part series for PBS's MediaShift about starting The Daily Dot:
- "Why I Gave Up the Newspaper to Save Newspapering". April 25, 2011.
- "The Necessity of Data Journalism in the New Digital Community". June 22, 2011.
- "5 Lessons Learned Building The Daily Dot, a Media Startup". August 23, 2011.
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