Kara Swisher

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Land Shark, Two Wild and Crazy Guys and Schweddy … Yahoo Adds 38-Year SNL Archive to Site

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said in a blog post that the Silicon Valley Internet giant had reached a one-year agreement with Broadway Video to “feature Saturday Night Live content exclusively on Yahoo! The partnership gives Yahoo! users exclusive access to the entire 38-year archive of SNL content as well as clips from the current season.” While a lot of the content has long been widely available across the Web (on Hulu and NBC.com, for example) — thus, kind of stretching the idea of “exclusive” a bit — having it all in one place online, as the Church Lady says: “Isn’t that special?”


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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