The writing’s on the wall

On the wall at the Guardianista group on Facebook, of which I am a proud member, Stephen Brook reports this:

I quote from today’s Evening Standard media diary: “An explanation for the Guardian’s new obsession with Facebook: editor Alan Rusbridger has just joined the social networking site. Rusbridger has acquired 18 friends, most of whom are inevitably Guardianistas. Elsewhere on Facebook, Guardian hacks have formed their own online group, where they have been grumbling about the paepr’s redesigned website. Guardian online chief Emily Bell replied: ‘I would bet my boots the NYT won’t have a Facebook page with their own employees describing their output as shite.’ Indeed.”

To which the Guardian’s director of digital content, Emily Bell, adds:

Evening Standard Gets Media Diary Stories from Facebook Wall

says it all really

  • Glyn

    Did it really say “the paepr’s redesigned website” ? At a stroke the Gruaniad’s reputation for misprints is proven once more.