Kara Swisher

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Exclusive: High-Ranking Yahoo Product Exec Shaughnessy Departs

Bill Shaughnessy, who is Yahoo’s SVP of product management, is leaving the company, according to an internal memo he sent out this morning to staff. The former Microsoft exec came to the Silicon Valley Internet giant in mid-2010, part of the team assembled by Chief Product Officer Blake Irving. It’s not clear why Shaughnessy has left now, but Yahoo is about to undergo a major restructuring under new CEO Scott Thompson.


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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