Glenn Greenwald joins forces with eBay founder Pierre Omidyar to start up a digital investigative news service, NPR staff report. In his coverage of the story, Wired reporter Ryan Tate cites some cautionary tales from recent years.
Amazon withdrew ads from The New Republic after Franklin Foer published an article critical of Amazon.
Amid dire predictions about the future of journalism, The New Yorker’s John Cassidy delivers some sunny news.
Hachette introduces “in-stream Twitter purchasing” of a few titles.
The editor, Franklin Foer, is leaving, and TNR promises to become a “digital media company.” Instead of twenty issues a year, the magazine will produce…