Liz Gannes

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Facebook Scores Obama Town Hall

President Barack Obama, who launched his re-election campaign yesterday, will make a public appearance April 20 at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., that will be streamed online. He’ll answer town hall-style questions posed by Facebook users and asked by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. Obama has done similar sessions with YouTube for the last couple years–but he made them come to the White House.


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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