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Last Minute Halloween Costume: Matt Taibbi

We are down to the deadline for Halloween costumes. But some people (ahem, me) work better under pressure. Some people (also, ahem, me) spend too much time following media news on Twitter. 332 more words

First Look finds the hard part isn't the journalism, it's reinventing how a newsroom works

Ever since former Rolling Stone investigative reporter Matt Taibbi suddenly left First Look Media — which had wooed and finally won him over by promising him his own magazine-style site devoted to politics called The Racket — … 1,205 more words

Matt Taibbi Leaves Omidyar’s First Look Media

Editor’s Note: Pierre Omidyar confirmed on Tuesday night that Matt Taibbi has now left First Look Media. And on Thursday an article was put out… 131 more words

USA

eBay started as a website about Ebola

The outbreak of the Ebola virus has quickly come to dominate news headlines, to the point that new publications such as Ebola Deeply have launched solely to cover the growing epidemic. 418 more words

Tech

The History of Ebay

So what would you do for a loved one? Well believe it or not the founder of ebay built a website for his fiance that allowed him to sell her favorite item of Pez dispensers online. 50 more words

Forbes

Ellison, Omidyar make Forbes 400 richest list

Lanai island owner and Oracle CTO and executive chairman Larry Ellison is amongst the top 10 people on this year’s Forbes 400 list.

Ellison is third with $50 billion, behind the top-ranked Bill Gates ($81 billion) and Warren Buffett ($67 billion). 62 more words

News

Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald, and Their War on Israel

AMERICAN INTEREST
by Gabriel Schoenfeld
September 9, 2014

When it comes to Israel, The Intercept’s coverage crosses the line from opinion journalism to a crude and vile form of propaganda. 341 more words

Israel & Middle East