Brill’s Content

[Inside] reports that it and Brill’s Content are to close. Blame is assigned to personality clashes, economy downturns, too many editors, and so on. The simple truth, however, is that Brill’s Content sucked. It was a great idea, and the first few issues were good. Before long, though, it became obvious that it was a big club newsletter for Steve Brill and his friends—there was a fawning interview with Steve Case of AOL, MSNBC was picked as Best Internet News Site (a truly laughable assertion), and so on.