Liz Gannes

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Jon Stewart Finds the Humor in the FCC Fining Google (Video)

This week, the FCC fined Google $25,000 for impeding its investigation of the company’s Wi-Fi data collection. As Jon Stewart put it last night on The Daily Show, “The fine is less than you would get for a particularly flashy NFL touchdown dance.”

Stewart even got in a Lycos joke, but his real target was the softness of the federal government on all sorts of investigations.


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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