Ghost Sites of the Web

Web 1.0 history, forgotten web celebrities, old web sites, commentary, and news by Steve Baldwin. Published erratically since 1996.

September 13, 2006

The New York Times Closes "The Walk Through"

New York Times Closes Real Estate BlogThe New York Times has decided to close "The Walk Through," a real estate-oriented blog located at

The Times has been making a number of strategic moves in the last few days, among the most significant being the dumping of its broadcast holdings. These moves are widely read as positive indicators for the future of the NYT, which, along with the Washington Post, has much more aggressively pursued interactive opportunies. The fact that it decided to dump this Blog shows that it is unafraid of experimentation and pruning of underperforming digital properties where necessary.

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