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Yahoo Edges in on Olympics Coverage With Second-Screen Campaign

Fresh on the heels of Facebook’s disclosed partnership with NBC to cover the Olympic Games, Yahoo announced Wednesday it will offer connected TV and second-screen experiences to complement NBC’s Olympics coverage. Much like Facebook’s pitch, Yahoo’s plan is to push consumers to use Yahoo’s connected apps — like its social Hub for tablets and phones, as well as the Yahoo TV app — while watching the Games on live TV.


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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