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The Market for Secrets: A Truce Between 'Serial' and The Intercept

The Internet is many things, but it is one thing for sure: a market for secrets. From Wikileaks to the Sony hacks, the secret told online is a story that sticks, a gift that keeps regifting. 999 more words

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Today's Glenn Greenwald: Last week's Glenn Greenwald is "extremely misinformed" about First Look Media

Five days ago, Glenn Greenwald responded angrily to critics who suggested that The Intercept’s attempts to discredit the popular Serial podcast were motivated by click-whoring. The fearless truth-teller wrote on Reddit: 254 more words

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The new Evan Williams, ladies and gentlemen

Well that’s amazing timing. Two days ago, I wrote a post about conflict-averse media owners, citing as one example Twitter and Medium founder Evan Williams. 223 more words

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The Washington Post is now, apparently, a tech company

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has turned the Washington Post into a tech company.

The Financial Times reports that the Post will soon license its content management system — the software which allows the company to publish stories online — to some of the smaller newspapers which already license and republish the Post’s journalism. 251 more words

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