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Mark Zuckerberg Watches Linsanity From “$1,200 Seats”

Mark Zuckerberg didn’t have to visit Madison Square Garden to watch Jeremy Lin and the Knicks win today — the game was on national TV, as you can see from this 30FPS screengrab from ABC’s broadcast.

But! If you’re going to see Linsanity up close and personal, may as well get as close as possible. Zuckerberg’s seat normally goes for $1,200, according to CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell.

 


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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