Peter Kafka

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QOTD: You Think It's Cheap to Feed Fail Whales?

“Statement 1: Social media businesses are capital efficient and don’t need much money. Statement 2: Twitter has now raised over $300 million.”

RRE Ventures’ Eric Wiesen, mulling over Twitter’s latest mega-funding round, via… Twitter.


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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