Monday, August 31

Timmy Duz Crime (6#) -

Whither Tampa's Creative Loafing & Emily Bell . . .

A 16-year-old teenager has dedicated himself to logging a neighborhood online Crime Blotter. He started it on Blogger and has since found a sponsor in the local blog network where it is now published on their news aggregator. [CTO] [via]

# Tampa: A bankruptcy judge has removed Creative Loafing from CEO Ben Eason and turned it over to Atalaya Capital Management for $5 million. CL is the country’s second-largest alt-weekly newspaper group. [AJC] [CL]

The New Boss: Atalaya is Spanish for watchtower. It was founded in 2006 by Ivan Q. Zinn, who now serves as chief investment officer. [Trigaux]

# Guardian Editor Emily Bell:
Flipping the Newspaper Business Model.