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Clues To The Direction Of Pierre Omidyar's $250m News Media Mission

Posted by Tom Foremski - November 18, 2013

EBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar’s $250m investigative news media venture is shrouded in mystery. There is a nascent team recruited but nothing is known about the direction or philosophy that will guide it. 

Above, there’s a video from 2006 of Omidyar being interviewed by Esther Dyson, at a conference. It’s a good summary to the values and ethics he considers important and that will undoubtably shape the new media venture. 

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