Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Gloomy “Dark Knight Rises”

Oh, lord — it’s back to the whispery tones and deep, dark thoughts of global Armageddon again, in the latest installment of the “Batman” movie franchise, “The Dark Knight Rises.”

I was depressed for a good 30 minutes after watching this trailer, which features death, destruction, ennui, class warfare and the most freakish mask on a villain since “The Silence of the Lambs.”

Try not to weep:


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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