Peter Kafka

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Verizon Confirms EdgeCast Acquisition

Verizon is buying EdgeCast, a content-delivery network. The telco didn’t announce a price, but TechCrunch, which first reported the deal, said the transaction would value EdgeCast at $350 million. The deal is supposed to close in early 2014.


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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