Ferguson

  • A Conversation Between Sir Alex Ferguson And Sir Michael Moritz

    A Conversation Between Sir Alex Ferguson And Sir Michael Moritz

    “Looks like they’re all Arsenal fans this morning, Sir Alex.” And with that they were off. The inside-football conversation between two titans of their respective fields, Sir Michael Moritz, the head of Sequoia Capital, and Sir Alex Ferguson, the longtime manager of football powerhouse (soccer for the Stateside readers) Manchester United ranged across a variety of… Read More

  • Beacon Is Crowdfunding Journalism In Ferguson, Missouri

    Beacon Is Crowdfunding Journalism In Ferguson, Missouri

    Now this is a startup crowdfunding campaign that I can get behind. Beacon, a Y Combinator-backed startup for crowdfunding journalism, has started a campaign for original news coverage of the protests and police response in Ferguson, Missouri. Read More

  • Why #Ferguson Wasn’t Trending For Some Social Media Users Last Night

    Why #Ferguson Wasn’t Trending For Some Social Media Users Last Night

    As the situation worsened for a fifth night in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, where protestors were met with rubber bullets and tear gas, journalists were arrested, and many were asking how something like this could happen in America, a number of people following the events in real-time on social networks like Facebook and Twitter had a few questions of their own. For starters… Read More