MacWEEK was a controlled-circulation weekly Apple Macintosh trade journal based in San Francisco founded by Michael Tchong, John Anderson, Glenn Patch, Dick Govatski, and Michael F. Billings. It featured a back-page rumor column penned by the pseudonymous Mac the Knife.Founded in 1987, it was acquired by Ziff-Davis in 1988. In 1998, as part of a strategy change, the print publication was relaunched as eMediaWeekly, which caused a number of its existing sponsors to withhold their advertising. eMediaWeekly was published from August 24, 1998 to February 1, 1999.
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  • How to Train Your Trolls

    Sixteen years later, I can still feel the flames. When the commercial Internet was still young, I may have been the first editor to take a storied magazine brand web-only. In 1998, the much-loved MacWEEK magazine (where I’d been news editor) traded its Mac focus to become a cross-platform book called eMediaWeekly, and I became the head of a small team tasked with carrying th ...

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