Dr Mumbo

Penbo on online madness; wrist-slashing social media experts and being king of the megablog

So here’s a special treat for the many fans of kebab-loving editor of The Punch David Penberthy.  

Penbo’s been talking to Telstra’s Now We Are Talking. Among his observations:

“A lot of people self publish because nobody in their right mind would publish them. There’s a lot of mad stuff out there online.”

And on journalism:

“For all the wrist-slashing nonsense you see, particularly on Twitter, from all thse social media experts about its irreversible decline, the great thing about digital is there have never been more ways to tell a story.”


And there’s a nice concise definition of The Punch too: “It’s kind of like a megablog.”:


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