Nola.com Goes Music-Free

I was really saddened to hear that Nola.com let Alison Fensterstock go and shifted Keith Spera to Metro. At a selfish level, I’ll be lonely at some shows without Alison and Keith there too. More importantly, they are too talented to be shown the door or moved to another section summarily. Together, they made Nola.com’s music coverage meaningful. I can’t imagine that this means Nola.com is getting out of the music coverage business, although that’s what it looks like now.

The Nola.com Experience - June 20, 2012

The last time I looked at the Nola.com app, I was on the Entertainment page, so when I launched the app today at 7:30 a.m., it opened with Entertainment and its lead story is "Jonathan Richman, Clint Maedgen and more New Orleans music for Tuesday, June 19." One danger of having the lead story be the most recent story is that you risk having something out of date like this top your morning entertainment news, as opposed to "Oscar Statuette to be William Joyce's Date to 'Morris Lessmore' Book Signing" (Friday at NOCCA from 6 to 8 p.m.) or "HBO's 'Treme' Will Return in Late September" (Septemb

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