Tag: resignation

by Jefferson Yen

Could billionaires become the grand patrons who save traditional media from self-destruction? That was the thinking when Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes bought the New Republic, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar started First Look Media. But these grand patrons have found that the media world doesn’t come easy. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. EveryBlock could still be sold (Poynter) 2. NYT plugs big hole in paywall (PaidContent.org) 3. Private photos accidentally made public briefly on Flickr (The Verge) 4. Twitter and AmEx to let you pay by hashtag (CNN)   Subscribe to Daily Must Reads newsletter more »