Liz Gannes

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Blake Krikorian Resigns From Amazon Board After Just a Year

Sling Media co-founder Blake Krikorian has resigned from the Amazon board. The company disclosed in an SEC filing today that Krikorian informed the board that he would resign, effective immediately, on Dec. 26. Krikorian had only joined the Amazon board in 2011. It’s been reported that his home-automation start-up, R2 Studios, is an acquisition target.


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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