Peter Kafka

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NBC Will Stream Super Bowl Broadcast Live

A first for pro football: It will put its biggest game of the year on the Web, live, for free. The NFL says February’s NBC broadcast will also be available on Verizon phones; NBC already streams its Sunday night games on the Web. The move parallels other broadcasters’ moves to put some of their big games on the Web, most notably CBS’s broadcast of the March Madness tournament.


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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