Liz Gannes

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Diaspora Says It’s Back on Track, Joins Y Combinator Program

Diaspora, the open source social network that rose to fame on the back of Facebook privacy scandals and one of the first viral Kickstarter campaigns, is now rebuilding itself around creative self-expression, following setbacks including the suicide of a co-founder, as detailed in this good Bloomberg Businessweek profile. One tidbit the profile reveals is that the team has been accepted to participate in the next round of Y Combinator, starting next month.


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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