Kara Swisher

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Britney Is Back and Better Than…Well, She's Back!

Here’s a snippet from Britney Spears’s upcoming cameo appearance on CBS’s (CBS) “How I Met Your Mother” sitcom next Monday, clips that are fast becoming among the most popular racing around the Web of late.

No longer a “popwreck,” as the TMZ (TWX) celebrity site calls her so lovingly, her first words on the show are: “Can we have sex and then go shopping?” BoomTown loves poetic irony.

Here’s another snippet:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald