Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th May 2007 14:27 UTC, submitted by ozonehole
Apple "Colleagues at my former outlet, PC World magazine, have told me that Editor-in-Chief Harry McCracken quit abruptly today because the company's new CEO, Colin Crawford, tried to kill a story about Apple and Steve Jobs. The piece, a whimsical article titled 'Ten Things We Hate About Apple', was still in draft form when Crawford killed it. McCracken said no way and walked after Crawford refused to compromise. Apparently Crawford also told editors that product reviews in the magazine were too critical of vendors, especially ones who advertise in the magazine, and that they had to start being nicer to advertisers."
Permalink for comment 237538
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[5]: too bad..
by StephenBeDoper on Sat 5th May 2007 17:59 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: too bad.."
Member since:

ArsTechnica is pretty good. It has become rather long-winded lately though - my usual strategy is to skim OSNews for headlines and then go read the 6-900 word version on Ars if I want more detail/analysis.

Reply Parent Score: 3