Friday : Noted

Backfence: Community publishing platform raises $3MM– Omidyar one of the funders.
Here’s the quote from Omidyar’s Doug Solomon: “
With Backfence, everyday people can report on what’s happening within their own communities and connect with others who care about the same issues. Backfence’s citizen-driven model brings people together in a way that’s meaningful and empowering to the participants and to the businesses that support them.”
Consultant Peter Krasilovsky’s started blogging. Welcome to the neighborhood, man.
Bizweek on AOL’s possible sale–
“Selling ads against lots of content that’s easily searchable and on-demand is where Big Media is heading.”