Peter Kafka

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Jon Stewart Thinks Newt Gingrich Should Stay Off Twitter

Newt Gingrich announced his entry into the 2012 presidential race on Twitter this week. Jon Stewart does not approve–apparently he thinks the olds should not be on the Interwebs. (Alarming news for some of us olds-to-bes.)

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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