Mike Isaac

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Twitter Goes Down. Again.

Twitter experienced site-wide downtime for the third instance in as many weeks on Thursday morning, as many users were unable to load the site via the Web or mobile devices. “Some users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue,” the company said via a site status blog. It’s disconcerting as the site grows into popular mainstream use; Twitter needs to distance itself from the early “fail whale” days if it wants to prove reliable to both consumers and advertisers alike.


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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