Mike Isaac

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Mr. Schmidt Goes to North Korea

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt will travel to North Korea in the near future, according to a report from the Associated Press, marking the first time a Google executive will visit one of the most tightly restricted countries in the world in terms of Internet access. Google declined my request for comment, but the AP reports that Schmidt’s visit is part of a private humanitarian mission led by former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson.


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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