Liz Gannes

Recent Posts by Liz Gannes

Room 77 Acquires CheckMate and Appoints Drew Patterson CEO

Shortly after raising $30 million from investors including Expedia, hotel search site Room 77 today said it had hired Drew Patterson, co-founder of Jetsetter and an early employee at Kayak, as CEO. Patterson had been advising a stealth hospitality startup called CheckMate, which Room 77 is acquiring.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

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