Dan Farber Appointed Editor-in-Chief of CNET News.com.Jai Singh, CNET (body) CNET - Centre national d'Etudes des Telecommunications. The French national telecommunications research centre at Lannion. News.com Founding Editor, Industry Veteran, and Editor-in-Chief of CNET.com to Leave March 10, 2008
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"CNET News.com has a tradition of great journalism and pioneering new media. I'm looking forward to working with the CNET News.com team," said Farber.
Previously, Farber was vice president of editorial at ZDNet, where he built ZDNet into one of the biggest voices in business technology. Farber also co-developed the ZDNet Blog Network (1) An organization that hires people to write blogs. It sells advertising and owns the blogs. Examples of such commercial blog networks are www.engadget.com and www.b5media.com. See blog.
(2) An organization that serves as an advertiser intermediary for bloggers. , with more than 30 bloggers including some of the most authoritative and well-respected voices in the IT community. He joined ZDNet in 1996, and led the development of ZDNet's worldwide network of more than 70 technology-focused sites. Prior to joining ZDNet, Farber served as vice president and editor-in-chief at Ziff-Davis' flagship computing news publications, PC Week and MacWeek. He was also a founding editor at MacWorld and part of the editorial staffs of PC World and PC Magazine.
"I am thrilled to have Dan as the editorial voice of CNET News.com," said Joe Gillespie, executive vice president of CNET. "Under Dan's leadership, ZDNet became a place where today's hottest issues around business technology are reported and debated, and I know he'll bring that same energy to CNET News.com and it will continue to be the place people come to learn about and discuss a world gone digital."
Jai Singh departs after more than 12 years with CNET, where he oversaw the editorial direction of news, reviews, downloads, and CNET TV CNET TV is a group of technology-themed television shows produced in the United States in the mid to late 1990's. It was CNET Networks' first project. Shows
Hosted by Richard Hart and Gina St. . During his tenure, CNET News.com grew from a little-known news organization, to one of the most well-respected media outlets covering technology today, with many of the industry's most talented reporters under its roof. CNET News.com has been honored with more than 100 prestigious journalism awards, including the coveted cov·et
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The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ, formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi , and has broken countless stories, most recently Microsoft's investment in FaceBook, the Google Android An open platform for cellphones from the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). Based on Linux, Android includes a library of Java classes for building mobile applications.
Android and GPhone phone software story, and Amazon's debut of the Kindle A portable e-book device from Amazon.com that provides wireless connectivity to Amazon for e-book downloads as well as Wikipedia and search engines. Using Sprint's EV-DO cellphone network, dubbed WhisperNet, wireless access is free. It also includes a built-in dictionary. e-book reader.
"It's truly been an honor to work with a group of committed, dedicated and focused editorial staff that takes such pride in the product," said Singh.
"Jai has been instrumental to the success of CNET.com, from building a world-class news organization to overseeing CNET's product reviews process. Jai's departure is the end of an era at CNET and we will all miss him," said Gillespie.
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