Liz Gannes

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Kevin Rose’s Oink Now Available: A Local Reviews App for Everything

Oink, the first app from Digg founder and video host Kevin Rose’s new app incubator, Milk, is now available for iPhone. If you’ve seen Foursquare, imagine if that app were inverted around the user-contributed tips about an establishment — what to order, mostly — rather than the places themselves. This is quite similar to many other apps (and Rose was actually a Foursquare angel investor), but it’s particularly pretty.


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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