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Rdio Head of Design Wilson Miner Goes to Facebook

Wilson Miner, the lead designer at streaming music application Rdio, has left the company for a design position at Facebook, according to a message Miner posted from his Twitter account on Monday. Miner was most recently responsible for a complete redesign of the Rdio web application launched at South by Southwest in March, and had been at the company for more than two years. Facebook also recently snagged two other prominent hires to work on design: Ex-YouTuber Margaret Stewart, and Elizabeth Windram, formerly of Quora.

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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