Michael Morisy's Instant History

Michael Morisy's long-running (with many long rests) blog on media and technology.

John Herrman is one of my favorite media writers, generally because it can so precisely diagnose vague maladies I feel in the media landscape. His 2015 predictions are no exception, though maybe it’s ironic that this was one of my favorite bits: No human, for the entirety of 2015, will...

Via Business Insider: If the deal goes through, it could open up a whole new revenue channel for The Post. Traditional print newspapers and magazines, like The Post, saw their businesses decline in recent years as they’ve struggled to keep up with digital. But with a new CMS-licensing business, The...

The original and perhaps best known instance of Homicide Watch, Homicide Watch DC, is shutting down. I have a whole lot of thoughts, feelings, and opinions here, but founder Laura Amico has a wonderful summary I can’t beat: The question I’m most often asked about Homicide Watch DC is what...