Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: "Waiting for Superman" Gets Taiwanesed

Failing schools in the U.S. is not a funny topic.

But somehow the odd CGI animators over at Next Media Animation did a very good job with this take on the bracing documentary “Waiting for Superman,” using a clown to signify bad teachers.

It might seem odd, but it seems to work just fine:


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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