Skip to content vs. The Everett Herald

August 18, 2009

Note: Please excuse the shameless self promotion.

Somehow, I ended up in an impromptu Facebook battle with the Everett Herald earlier today. The challenge is simple: Have the most Facebook followers by Friday at 5 p.m. and win bragging rights.

Is this furthering journalistic excellence? Probably not. Is it an innovative step toward a lucrative future for the industry? I doubt it. Is it necessary? Well, no.

But look: Social media isn’t about being all serious, all the time. You gotta let your hair down from time to time and, lacking any hair myself, Facebook Fan-Off it is.

That said: Become a fan of

Update: My competition has some good points you should check out.

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