Peter Kafka

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The Daily Show’s John Oliver Begs LinkedIn to Let Him Unsubscribe

Wall Street loves LinkedIn. So do many of its 225 million users.

But some have … conflicted feelings. Particularly when it comes to the site’s relentless messaging technique.

Last night, John Oliver spoke for them on “The Daily Show”:


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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