05/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Matt Taibbi Blogging For True/Slant: "Did Jann Wenner's Blog-ophobia Drive [Him] To Moonlight?"

Did Jann Wenner's blog-ophobia drive one of his most popular writers to moonlight?

Among the brand-name journalists contributing to True/Slant, a new website that's part group blog, part social network, is Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone's National Magazine Award-winning political columnist and occasional Sean Penn boating buddy.

You might wonder why Wenner, the magazine's owner and editor in chief, would allow a marquee writer to peddle his talents elsewhere rather than on

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