There’s always some inhouse competition to get media passes to events like Davos and TED. You can see the results in these two views of TED. Helen Walters got to go and blogged enthusiastically from inside. Sarah Lacy, now a columnist on BWOnline (as well as Yahoo Finance, and also an author), provides a much sterner look from the outside. It would be interesting to see how the coverage would have changed if they had switched places.

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