Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Quote, unquote: Stop being such slobs, you guys

“It’s an embarrassment: coffee stains on walls (and countertops and desks), overflowing compost bins, abandoned drafts of stories and layouts (full of highly confidential content), day-old, half-eaten food, and, yes, I’m going to say it, action figures,” Mr. Dadich wrote. “Please. Wired is no longer a pirate ship. It’s the home of world-changing journalism.It’s the West Coast home of Condé Nast. And it’s increasingly a place where we, and our New York colleagues and owners, host artists, founders, CEOs, and advertisers.”
-- Wired magazine editor-in-chief Scott Dadich quoted in a New York Observer story, from a widely mocked memo to staff about their slobbish treatment of the magazine's new San Francisco office. The memo was published by The Awl.  



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