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If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.

Pierre Omidyar, Ebay Founder & Chairman


The Intercept, Two Years On

Adversarial muckrakers + civic-minded billionaire = a whole new world

That was the sub-headline on a Columbia Journalism Review article on October 17, 2013. It perfectly summed up the excitement many of us felt about the…

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American Media

Open Letter to Glenn Greenwald: Greenwald & the Ghostly-Chilling Effects

This is the very important supplement to the Charlie Hebdo series I ran recently.

Let’s not have a double standard. Let’s hold the independent media accountable too. 2,271 more words

Critique & Commentary

The Intercept Issues Retraction and Corrections After Uncovering Reporter Fabrication

The Intercept has retracted one story and issued corrections to four others after finding that Juan Thompson, who was a staff reporter at the Pierre Omidyar-funded site until last month, had fabricated quotes and sources, and deceived his editors. 249 more words

Pierre Omidyar

For troubled teens, help is just a text away

For many teens in the millennial era, making a phone call is a foreign concept. Messaging and texting using a mobile phone is their primary way of communicating with friends and family. 424 more words


7 truly weird things eBay sold in its 20 year history

It’s been 20 years now since eBay, originally using the name AuctionWeb, was founded by Pierre Omidyar. The auction site, and more, has seen many changes, whether… 790 more words


All kinds of Human trafficking: This is how it works

All kinds of Human trafficking: This is how it works

About 10 years ago, I went through a little bit of a hard time. So I decided to go see a therapist. 2,951 more words