Peter Kafka

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Facebook Gets a New Friend in Washington

The bigger Facebook gets, the more time it’s going to spend in Washington. A new hire should help: The company has brought in Marne Levine, chief of staff of the National Economic Council, to take the newly created role of vice president of global public policy.


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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