Peter Kafka

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QOTD: Obama: "I Do Have an iPad"

“I’m the president of the United States. You think I’ve got to go borrow somebody’s computer? ‘Hey, man, can I borrow your computer? How about you? You’ve got one?’”

— BlackBerry fan Barack Obama, explaining to a Univision-hosted Town Hall meeting that he also owns other devices, including Apple’s tablet.


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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