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Craigslist does serve as a platform where people help each other for the basics, and also, shows people that the Internet is good for mutual support. I do feel pretty good about that.
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Right now, the biggest shared value that I can think of is that you should treat others the way you want to be treated, and just have some good sense about what matters to you.

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A lot of people, myself included, are excited about blogging and stuff like that, citizen journalism, but I do remind people that no matter how excited we are, there's no substitute for professional writing, no substitute for professional editing, and no substitute for professional fact-checking.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: Craigslist does serve as a platform
Craigslist does serve as a platform where people help each other for the basics, and also, shows people that the Internet is good for mutual support. I do feel pretty good about that.

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Do something real, and keep it simple.

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I'd like to build a way for people doing good work to connect, to learn from each other, protect each other, and then I want to get out of their way.

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Realize that you can't make everyone happy.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: In business there are times when you
In business, there are times when you disagree, and sometimes it turns out that you're just plain wrong. Humor takes away tension and helps you realize you're wrong.

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I do think the biggest problem newspapers have is loss of trust, and I feel that's a result of failure to speak truth to power.

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I'm not in the news business and won't tell people how to do their job. I'd like to restore trust in the news business, though, and feel that restoring fact-checking will really help. News business realities mean that such fact-checking has to be practical, it has to be fast and cheap.

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The problem is that with blogging, the model is publish first, maybe fact-check later. In newspapers, the model is you fact check first and then publish. But those models are merging.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: Okay im not in the news business and im
Okay, I'm not in the news business, and I'm not going to tell anyone how to do their job. However, it'd be good to have news reporting that I could trust again, and there's evidence that fact-checking is an idea whose time has come.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: Death is my exit strategy ill be doing
Death is my exit strategy. I'll be doing significant customer service only as long as I live.

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There's no genius behind it. It's persistence and listening to people.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: Choose your mistakes carefully
Choose your mistakes carefully.

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I am committed to doing customer service for Craigslist for the rest of my life. The exit strategy is death.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: What works on the net works for people
What works on the net works for people in general. The net has very little to do with technology, what matters is how people use the technology.

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Finding a good cause is incredibly hard and time-consuming,

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Craig Newmark Quotes: I want to help accelerate the evolution
I want to help accelerate the evolution of the press because right now, newsrooms are cutting investigative journalists, and we need investigative journalists.

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We want to offer job training and mentoring and build the site with more robust, reliable and flexible technology.

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We are a very open, very democratic site, which means we get all sorts of people. We do get some bad guys who are a few fries short of a Happy Meal. So we have to enlist the aid of our community to help us. The lesson implicit in this is that people will help you out and behave in a really good way. If you trust them, they will respond to that trust.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: I admit that when i think of the money
I admit that when I think of the money one could make from all this, I get a little twinge. But I'm pretty happy with nerd values: Get yourself a comfortable living, then do a little something to change the world.

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Follow through with basic values, and remember to provide good customer service.

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My take on the whole dot-com bubble was that a lot of people who wanted to make a lot of money got too excited and hyped up the commercial aspects of the Internet prematurely. I think the vision of the Internet as a democratizing medium.. as everyone's printing press.. is real. We got distracted from that by the mass hallucinations of the bubble.

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I feel that one of the best things a person can do for another is to create a job. So you do OK commercially, and then you try to make a difference of some sort.

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We don't think of ourselves as do-gooders or altruists. It's just that somehow we're trying our best to be run with some sense of moral compass even in a business environment that is growing.

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We don't have much in the way of a business strategy. Like no business plan. Which I say to torment all my friends who are VCs or MBAs. That's always entertaining. The deal is, it's a mixture of luck and persistence.

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People everywhere have the same needs and values. They need a place to live and a job. Beyond that, they may need to sell stuff or get a mate.

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Sometimes a slow gradual approach does more good than a large gesture.

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From the very beginning, I was involved in talking to people, listening to people. And it hasn't stopped. The idea was that people send me information; I'd ask them about it, listen, try to do something about it - and then ask for more feedback.

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The country is in some trouble, because the media, which is supposed to provide a check and balance on government, has decided to stop doing that as a collective entity.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: My understanding from talking to a lot
My understanding from talking to a lot of people in the business has been that it used to be that a newspaper was considered a community service. Now they're being run as profit centers, and they're trying to get pretty high profit margins. As a result, investigative reporting has been seen as a problem.

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Getting out of the way is really important.

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The stuff that works best is driven by passion rather than dollars.

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Craig Newmark Quotes: I rely on taegan goddards political wire
I rely on Taegan Goddard's Political Wire for straight, fair political news, he gets right to the point. It's an eagerly anticipated part of my news reading.

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I want you to know, at this very moment, I am simulating normal human behavior.

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