“I definitely have a vested interest in making it work … I’m very excited about the project and hope we can be a catalyst for the revival of the few blocks around our property.”
Broadway tries to clean up as Tryst takes shape [Chron]

“The deal, in the works for years, actually covers CPMC and St. Luke’s Hospital in the Mission District”
CNA says it has a long-delayed contract deal with California Pacific Medical Center [Biz Times]

“Wikipedia subjects should have the right to manage their public information and branding, and editors must have the right to call BS on them – if the editors are truly objective, and if the guidelines are evenly practiced and policed. But that’s not what’s happening here, and it doesn’t appear to have been happening on Wikipedia for some time.”
Big Oil’s Wikipedia cleanup: A brand management experiment out of control [ZDNet]

“The list is in no particular order except that we made an attempt to take you on a somewhat reasonable route around the city.”
The 38 Best Home Goods Shops in San Francisco [Racked]

“If you read sfgate, you’re missing stuff that only appears on sfchronicle, but if you read sfchronicle, you’re missing stuff that appears on sfgate. It’s not like you get a “premium” edition of the paper in one place; you have to check two sites to get your local news, not one.”
Behind the Chron’s paywall [SFBG]

“First I thought I’d mention that Bally’s— the casino slot machine company is hiring 100 developers and are at the GDC looking for talent.”
Game On At Moscone Center [KCBS]

“Since Twitter’s earliest days, one of the criticisms about the company’s business model was that it wasn’t built to generate significant revenue — especially not enough to reward investors who have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into Twitter.”
Twitter ad revenue should near $1B next year, researcher says [CNet]

“In a rough scan of search results for the term most Twitter users were either telling their followers “If you do/n’t like gay marriage, unfollow me” or telling someone with a particular stance on gay marriage, that they were now unfollowing them because of that view.”
Massive Twitter ‘unfollowing’ as Supreme Court hears gay marriage case [Chron]

“It just wasn’t good for the staff either, they rely on crowds for their tips.”
Charles Phan to close Wo Hing General Store [Chron]

“The problem, in my opinion, lies in if a blogger changes their opinion on a product or service — or creates a false one altogether — simply to make sales”
Haute Links: When Blogs Become Ads [Weekly]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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