Brit blogger making it big in the US

Interesting piece on the blogger who’s ahead of the field in terms of making it pay. And the secret of his success: “I wanted to publish news and gossip that’s analogous to the conversation two journalists would have in the pub,” says Denton, who was a foreign correspondent for the FT for eight years. “It used to offend me that the best stories you heard were over a drink. The juicy stories that no one dared put into print, or stories that are too trivial to make it into the news”.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty