NYT to expand its tech blog
The New York Times is expanding its tech blogging, writes Jennifer Saba of Reuters.
“‘It’s an area the Times has never had a lot of reporting,’ said Damon Darlin, technology editor who oversees the site.
“The Times recently hired three new reporters to its tech desk – Quentin Hardy, Nicole Perlroth and Brian X. Chen – to help beef up its coverage and contribute to the blog along with other Times tech reporters. The expansion also includes a new section called ‘Scuttlebot’ that will aggregate tech stories of interest from across the Web.
“Traditionally the Times’ tech coverage has had a more consumer-centric bent. But with hacking in the headlines and the term cloud computing popping up in TV commercials, for example, these issues are becoming more mainstream. ‘Whether they know it or not, it effects (consumers),’ Darlin said.”
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