Media & Tech

Take Myspace, please

For sale: Social network, recently renovated, barely used. $580 million OBO. In 2005, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation acquired the beleaguered Myspace for over half a billion dollars to complement a media empire comprising newspapers, a film studio and TV channels, including Fox News. News Corporation continued to spend millions on Myspace to capture a finicky…

Culture WineJourno

Wine, the Original Social Networking

Social networking sites such as MySpace and FaceBook are the rage for those plugged into online community experience – but wine was and remains the preferred social networking experience for the unplugged, or at least the uncorked, set. Prior to modern winery practices (and the public health code), making wine was a socially-driven endeavor in…