Salon Founder Steps Down, Reports First Profitable Quarter

from the it's-about-time... dept has certainly gone through its share of troubles, and there have been many, many times when people questioned whether or not it would be able to survive. Every time that it was close to death, however, someone came along and dumped more money into the company. So, now, after ten years the company is finally reporting its first quarterly profit -- but also that founder, editor-in-chief and CEO Dave Talbot is stepping down. While not everyone is a fan of the site, it has done an impressive job over the years showing that "real" journalism can take place in an online-only environment.

Add Your Comment

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here
Get Techdirt’s Daily Email
Save me a cookie
  • Note: A CRLF will be replaced by a break tag (<br>), all other allowable HTML will remain intact
  • Allowed HTML Tags: <b> <i> <a> <em> <br> <strong> <blockquote> <hr> <tt>
Follow Techdirt
Insider Shop - Show Your Support!

Hide this ad »
Essential Reading
Techdirt Deals
Hide this ad »
Techdirt Insider Chat
Hide this ad »
Recent Stories
Advertisement - Amazon Prime Music
Hide this ad »


Email This

This feature is only available to registered users. Register or sign in to use it.