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Covered by the Guardian.

MeFites star in this Guardian article stemming from the recent Kottke thread.
posted by initapplette on Feb 25, 2005 - 15 comments

Mention in "Cool Tools"

Kevin Kelly does a great newsletter called Cool Tools where he normally reviews hard-to-find stuff and geek gadgets. Today he offered up a nice review of Ask MetaFilter. It's not on the site yet, so here's a screenshot from email. I thought it got to the heart of Ask MeFi pretty well, especially the part about reading it for questions you didn't know you wanted to know, but were dying to find out the answers to.
posted by mathowie on Feb 14, 2005 - 25 comments

MetaFilter Quoted in the Press re: BBC "Office"

This New York Observer article uses a Metafilter thread as its sole source of "Internet" reaction to the new American version of the BBC program "The Office." Our dear mathowie is among those quoted.
posted by lackutrol on Feb 12, 2005 - 26 comments

AskMe in Lifehacker

Lifehacker (another in the Gawker empire), has a roundup of askmefi threads. We're all on our best behavior, right?
posted by mileena on Feb 1, 2005 - 22 comments

Wired on MeFi

MeFi tags on Wired; article here.
posted by tr33hggr on Feb 1, 2005 - 25 comments

The NYT has given MeFi partial credit for popularizing Pac-Mondrian.

Tired of links to the NY Times on Metafilter? Then perhaps you'll enjoy this Gray Lady link to Metafilter here on the gray. They've given MeFi partial credit for popularizing Pac-Mondrian (even though ifjuly's link only got six comments.) [via Slashdot Games.]
posted by Fourmyle on Dec 28, 2004 - 19 comments

Always blaming the US media/government

WTF is up with the "blame the U.S. media/government" derail which occurs every time there's a disaster abroad? Why do so few seem to be bothered by it?
posted by dhoyt on Dec 27, 2004 - 117 comments

Metafilter is the #8 blog of the year.

"For staying above the fray, Metafilter is the #8 blog of the year." Even if do we seem a bit collectively self-loathing sometimes, somebody still loves us! Hooray!
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Dec 22, 2004 - 53 comments

Does Mark Morford read AskMe?

Does Mark Morford read ask mefi? It sure looks like it.
posted by googly on Dec 10, 2004 - 49 comments

Wikipedia on mefi

Metafilter article at the Wikipedia. I've just updated that membership is back up, but is anything else missing?
posted by feelinglistless on Nov 22, 2004 - 22 comments

MetaFilter on MonkeyFilter.

What other people think of Metafilter.
posted by drezdn on Nov 18, 2004 - 96 comments

mathowie on MarketPlace

Just heard a segment on MarketPlace that featured Matt Haughey and the future of TiVo. Rock on.
posted by BlueTrain on Nov 17, 2004 - 15 comments

nice followup

A new Slate article is a nice followup to a previous MeTa discussion. It deals so directly with the substance of mine and amberglow's conversation (and others, of course), that it's a little disconcerting. I remain skeptical of the "media lifts story ideas from MeFi", but you have to wonder.
posted by Ethereal Bligh on Oct 28, 2004 - 29 comments

Matt's comments in BusinessWeek

Oops. We all make mistakes...
posted by jaronson on Oct 19, 2004 - 21 comments

Media related metanoia

Media related metanoia - I feel that things I (and others) write and post on Metafilter seem to pop up a little too often up as stories, talking points, and as linguistic affectations of the chattering classes, on Public Radio: media succubi and incubi leeching off the juices of Metafilter and the blogoshpere at large. This has been discussed before, and will no doubt be discussed again - as at once a reality, a paranoia, and an irritant.
posted by troutfishing on Sep 20, 2004 - 62 comments

metafilter in books

Whoa! I dropped "metafilter.com" into amazon to try and find that alexa site ranking thing, and found out the site appears in 14 books.
posted by mathowie on Sep 14, 2004 - 27 comments

Mefi related thread...

(Sillyfilter) This I Love Music thread is kinda Metafilter-related.
posted by mr.marx on Sep 9, 2004 - 6 comments

MeFi in Guardian

Fear the wrath of bloggers : The Guardian cites MetaFilter in a short piece on the Athens
2004 linking policy
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posted by punilux on Aug 26, 2004 - 25 comments

metafilter gets a big shout out in the author's acknowledgements!

metafilter gets a big shout out in the author's acknowledgements! - i was going to save this for sept 1, when dong's book will be officially released, but in light of wendell's missing tink post i figure now is as good a time as any.
posted by t r a c y on Aug 19, 2004 - 25 comments

MetaFilter mentioned in NY Times and on NPR

Every e-mail discussion list, Web bulletin board and group blog is an example of collective intelligence at work. Do you want to know where "memes" start? Try the group blogs www.metafilter.com and boingboing.net...

From Online Diary: A Last Look at Web Destinations (NYT)

He checks in with two blogs every day -- Boing Boing and MetaFilter -- which feature content from multiple bloggers and provide links to everything from legal documents to book reviews...

From A Blogger's Take on Summer Reading (NPR)

Metafilter:The Boing Boing It's OK To Like ?
posted by y2karl on Aug 15, 2004 - 27 comments

TiVo industry observer mathowie

So I'm putting around in my car about a half hour ago, listening to KYW newsradio in Philly, and a "Washington bureau" correspondent starts talking about how Tivo users can now share their shows. Cool, I'm thinking, some pretty mainstream exposure for TiVo. Then the reporter cuts to "industry observer mathowie"...
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Aug 5, 2004 - 38 comments

Or is he?

Ed Helms is not Matt Haughey.
posted by the fire you left me on Aug 2, 2004 - 49 comments

Metafilter observations presented at 5th International Symposium on Online Journalism

When the Audience is the Producer: The Art of the Collaborative Weblog (pdf), a presentation at the 5th International Symposium on Online Journalism by UT journalism grad student Lou Rutigliano has things to say about Metafilter. [more inside]
posted by thatwhichfalls on May 13, 2004 - 118 comments

MeFi imitates news, or news imitates MeFi

MeFi imitates news, or news imitates MeFi. Yesterday's post about Prison abuse is paralleled by PRI's To The Point's coverage of prison abuse here in America. RA link.
posted by eperker on May 11, 2004 - 4 comments

Wired Memespread Article

Not worth a front page post, but anyone who found the memespread project interesting might also be interested in this follow-up article in Wired. [via gulker.com]
posted by cbrody on May 7, 2004 - 4 comments

"...Matt Haughey, editor of the popular blog MetaFilter."

From the article linked today in the sideblog on the Blue:
"...Matt Haughey, editor of the popular blog MetaFilter."

Editor? Then why haven't you ever fixed my typos?!?
Weird, Wired.
posted by wendell on Apr 7, 2004 - 38 comments

Its a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt world

Finally got around to reading L.A.'s alt-paper L.A. Weekly's content-heavy "Year End Lists Issue", and was shocked at what I saw on Page 12: (fourth list down here).
That explains why Mr. Howie didn't make it to the L.A. MeetUp: He was with Drudge, Welch, Damon and Groening plotting to take over the universe...
posted by wendell on Feb 24, 2004 - 15 comments

Trib Media Mention

"Metafilter. Now you know where I get a least half my story ideas." -- Chicago Tribune features writer Maureen Ryan, listing her 10 favorite websites in a guest appearance on co-worker Eric Zorn's weblog. [Trib login: gapers/gapers]
posted by me3dia on Feb 2, 2004 - 24 comments

Matt Haughey: Under the Iron

New from the "I bet Matt will kill me for posting this here" department....
Matt Haughey: Under the Iron
A great, interesting, informative 'interview' with Our Fearless Leader.
posted by anastasiav on Jan 19, 2004 - 21 comments

noted as notable

MeFite bwg, also known as Big White Guy in Hong Kong, noted as notable blogger in today's Asian edition of CNN. Not mentioned in the story is that his blog was a good place to get de-hyped good info during the SARS outbreak.
posted by planetkyoto on Oct 27, 2003 - 9 comments

Can we have a google news search for "metafilter"?

My Little Pony: In addition (or instead of) Blogroots, an RSS feed to a google news search for "metafilter" in the MetaTalk sidebar. Not all big-media shoutouts require discussion, but it's still cool to know about them: and why go through all the trouble of typing when a robot can do this for you?
posted by PrinceValium on Oct 3, 2003 - 8 comments

Matt gets a mention from the Register

Matt gets a mention from the Guardian (along with somebody named Kottke...whoever that is).
posted by mr_crash_davis on Sep 30, 2003 - 20 comments

Our group Web log gets a mention in the NYT.

Our group Web log gets a mention in the NYT.
posted by MiguelCardoso on Sep 28, 2003 - 50 comments

Is MetaFilter still a secret?

"One day everyone will rely on Dong Resin's Joint and MetaFilter". Along with other, less interesting sources. This seems to be the gist of this recent Online Journalism Review column by Mark Glaser. And it sounds good to me. So the question is: what danger is there of what we take to be parochial and almost private actually going mainstream? Is MetaFilter still a secret? What is lost and what is gained if it suddenly goes mainstream on us?
posted by MiguelCardoso on Sep 4, 2003 - 41 comments

The Homeless Guy writes about MeFi post

The Homeless Guy has listed the posting of his link at MetaFilter as the main reason for his site's ultimate take-off in popularity. It's an interesting account of the effect that a little link on MeFi can have on an individual blogger: This posting on Metafilter generated some 900 visits to my blog that day. The following day an online magazine in the UK mentioned my blog (apparently after someone read about it on Metafilter) and my site received 1200 visits. The following day brought 3200 visits. The next day, Yahoo listed my blog on its list of "New and Notable" web sites, and it received over 15,000 visits. Go, MeTa.
posted by onlyconnect on Aug 28, 2003 - 36 comments

SDB in Opinion Journal

Oliver's not the only 'filter veteran who's getting a bit of a stroking from Old Media these days.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Jul 24, 2003 - 64 comments

MetaFilter was mentioned in an USA Today "Blogosphere" article today.

MetaFilter was mentioned in an USA Today "Blogosphere" article today.
posted by Steve_at_Linnwood on Jul 8, 2003 - 21 comments

MeFi in NYT

MeFi gets a brief (inaccurate) mention in the Times article the (not so) secret diary of a blogger today. "Any of the 171,151 members can nominate a link, but only those voted good enough by the others make it to the front page". Still, at least the author of the piece got his own weblog as part of the research.
posted by walrus on Jun 30, 2003 - 24 comments

MetaFilter Quizzing Game Show Contestants?

Let's say a MetaFilter member is going to be on a game show in a month... a game show where one answers in the form of a question...
Would it be wrong to ask the various MetaDenizens for great links to quizzes and other sources that might help one prepare for such an undertaking?
(Just a hypothetical question here, no real reason...)
posted by jpburns on Jun 25, 2003 - 53 comments

Rediff.com mentions the "ever-popular" MetaFilter in an not uninteresting article.

Rohini Kapur of Rediff.com mentions the "ever-popular" MetaFilter in an not uninteresting article.
posted by MiguelCardoso on Jun 15, 2003 - 21 comments

Washington Post mention of FPP on chef refusing special orders

Metafilter makes Page 1 of the Washington Post. (Food section, that is.) The author quotes comments in this April 30 thread about a Washington chef fed up with her customers' special orders.
posted by PrinceValium on Jun 4, 2003 - 10 comments

Why is MetaFilter only No.28 in the BlogShares online game?

Why is MetaFilter only No.28 in the BlogShares online game, recently written about on Rediff? What does it mean, if anything? Just how influential is MetaFilter, compared to other blogs? Is it really true that "The sphere of influence a blog is generally gauged by the blogs linking to it. That means a blog's importance grows if several other important (well-linked) bloggers link to it"?
posted by MiguelCardoso on May 3, 2003 - 23 comments

Iraqi-based blog noted in media

Reuters has taken notice of Dear Raed, the Iraqi-based weblog mentioned occasionally on MeFi.
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Mar 25, 2003 - 39 comments

Best blogs poll over at Forbes.

Perfidious sideblog-collapsers, please take note: Forbes Magazine is holding a Best Luxury Media Blogs Under $5 Poll and MetaFilter is currently ahead, despite ferocious competition from the despicable opposition, i.e. the honourable Romenesko and bleedin' Gawker, no less. Can we win? Should we? Do we want to? [Do please check sideblog for the official communiqué.]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Mar 18, 2003 - 76 comments

Bloggie Awards

MetaFilter has won a Bloggie for "best group or community weblog". And mathowie must be happy that Kottke won his lifetime achievement award.
posted by timeistight on Mar 11, 2003 - 29 comments

Metafilter gets UPI ink re Laurie Garrett

Whoa. Metafilter makes a pretty impressive showing in this article (ala The Laurie Garrett Escapade). (Totally found via Condour75's site.)
posted by crasspastor on Mar 3, 2003 - 39 comments

MeFi in the Philadelphia Daily News

Yesterday's Mr. Rogers thread was cited, unkindly, I thought, by the Philadelphia Daily News in a FP story on Rogers' death.

Minutes after his death, chat began on the typically snarky Web site Metafilter.com...

I actually did not find the thread atypical at all, given the subject matter, and the subject matter was not atypical either. The writer was April Adamson -- let her know if you agree (or not).
posted by luser on Feb 28, 2003 - 60 comments

Analysis of Laurie Garrett

Lawmeme, Yale University's excellent law blog, has published quite an amazing analysis of the Laurie Garrett discussion.
The author, James Grimmelmann (our own grimmelm), not only critiques Garrett but also has some very interesting things to say about the MeFi response. This is not your "typical" various insundry blog entry, it is more akin to the basis of a thesis. I realize this was posted in the thread, but it is definitely worth added exposure.
posted by anathema on Feb 20, 2003 - 48 comments

The Washington Post quotes MeFi on the Google-Pyra deal.

The Washington Post quotes MeFi on the Google-Pyra deal.
posted by liam on Feb 18, 2003 - 17 comments

You can get in the Australian newspaper for calling judges "stoopit assblankets" on MeFi.

Oh sweet jeebus. I have nobody but myself to blame. Enjoy.
posted by adamgreenfield on Feb 13, 2003 - 35 comments

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