Mark Judge, a videographer who writes opinion pieces for The Daily Caller,  once wanted a job at TBD. In fact, he contacted then-GM Jim Brady last summer, who essentially said, thanks, but no.

Sour grapes? Judge has judgements about TBD — few positive. Examples: He says Brady should have “listened” to him. What’s more, he writes, sex writer Amanda Hess is “humorless.”

As for Brady, he says: “Brady had to truly embrace the freedom that was at his disposal. Hyperlocal is fine, and news, weather and sports are wonderful — all staples of any news organization and good for hits. But the truly exciting thing was that the freedom of the Internet would allow him to expand and include some exciting and unusual voices.”

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