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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

Cignifi raises funding to model credit scores for emerging market consumers

In the developed world, financial institutions use credit history in order to assess a person’s creditworthiness and subsequently issue them financial products at personalized terms. Unfortunately, that’s difficult to do in emerging markets, where mobile phones are more prevalent than traditional credit history. 332 more words

Business

Little People With Little Problems Need Not Bother Us

*edit – August 28, 2014 – WP has come around to undoing – so far as I can tell – the big ‘improvement’ it made to it’s editor. 1,497 more words

General

Funny. After Greenwald attacks Pando for our (non-) ties with Palantir, The Intercept relies on Palantir-funded research for its latest scoop

Over at the Intercept, Cora Currier and Morgan Marquis-Bore report on a German company called FinFisher that sold surveillance software to Bahrain while working under the UK-based Gamma Group. 588 more words

Tech

Why Pierre Omidyar's Post is Pretty Awesome

I love creative risks. When eBay billionaire Pierre Omidyar blogged about letting his new journalism empire, First Look Media, take them he got flack from an… 50 more words

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This Map Shows the Wealthiest Person In Each State

Ever wonder what it would be like to be the richest person in the state? A new map compiled by real estate firm Movoto shows that it means radically different things depending on where you live. 227 more words

The Revival of Investigative Journalism

By: Spencer Kennedy

Several months ago, I discussed an interesting media project that was under development. First Look Media, founded by Pierre Omidyar of Ebay and largely influenced by Glenn Greenwald (formerly with The Guardian), has officially launched and is producing content. 249 more words

The Industry