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Kingsley vs. Poynor vs. Vit vs…Aw, We Can’t Keep Track Anymore

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Gotta love the potential, at least, in this free-for-all. M. Kingsley takes Rick Poynor to task for his scathing essay in the current issue of Print (not online yet, by the way) which eviscerates Speak Up…starting with Armin Vit‘s manifesto, which we wondered about ourselves.

But from there, it gets a little nasty. There’s hints at a purported rivalry between Speak Up and Design Observer, the supposed “real” reasons why no Speak Up essays were included in the most recent Looking Closer 5, and a general edited-offline vs. community-based-online debate.

We’re not ones to say who’s right and who’s wrong when it comes to blogs and mags, but let’s just take a moment to notice one thing: It took almost three months for Poynor to respond in Print (and in print) to what Vit casually tossed into the online ring on February 13. Vit responded to Poynor’s Print piece in two days, and is just begging for some kind of rebuttal. Does Poynor succumb to the blogginess and jump in the ring?

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