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Boston Globe Offers 'Spotlight' Fellowship To Fund Investigations

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.09.2015 | Media

First, Spotlight was a team of reporters. Then it was a movie about reporters. And now it's a fellowship for reporters. The Boston Globe announced Wed...

First Look Media Wants To Make The Next ‘Spotlight’

Poynter | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.08.2015 | Media

Nearly two years since the company’s founding, a new strategy is beginning to take shape First Look Media. When it launched in early 2014, First Loo...

'Epic Managerial Incompetence': First Look Staffer Quits, Publishes Tell-All In Politico

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media

Ken Silverstein joined First Look Media because it promised the freedom to pursue "fearless journalism." But after a mere 14 months at eBay founder Pi...

Ken Silverstein Resigns From First Look, Blasts Company's 'Incompetence'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.23.2015 | Media

First Look Media is going through yet another messy break up with one of its journalists. Investigative reporter Ken Silverstein announced over th...

Natasha Vargas-Cooper Resigns From The Intercept

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.15.2015 | Media

Natasha Vargas-Cooper is leaving First Look Media's The Intercept and joining Jezebel, the journalist announced on Twitter Thursday. Vargas-Cooper...

First Look Media Launches

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harvard | Posted 01.05.2015 | Media

In light of mass resignations at The New Republic, eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar may be setting an example for tech billionaires trying a hand in the...

Michael Calderone

First Look Media Shuts Down High-Profile Project | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.25.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- First Look Media announced Tuesday that the company is shutting down Racket, a never-launched satirical digital magazine that had been hel...

Matt Taibbi On Leaving First Look Media: ‘I Am Sad That It Didn't Work Out'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.08.2014 | Media

Journalist Matt Taibbi joined HuffPost Live on Friday afternoon to discuss his latest article on JPMorgan Chase and whistle-blower Alayne Fleischmann,...

Michael Calderone

Matt Taibbi Leaves First Look Media, Raising Questions About Company's Direction | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.29.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Journalist Matt Taibbi has left First Look Media, eight months after joining the billionaire-backed startup and before ever launching the ...

Matt Taibbi Disappears From Omidyar's First Look Media

New York Magazine | Andrew Rice | Posted 10.28.2014 | Media

Matt Taibbi, the star magazine writer hired earlier this year to start a satirical website for billionaire Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media, has take...

This Is What Happens When A Journalist Shares Story Drafts With The CIA

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.09.2014 | Media

Where should we draw the line when it comes to a reporter and the subject of his story? According to documents obtained by The Intercept through a...

Jason Linkins

Politico Columnist Pretty Sure Glenn Greenwald Has 'Peaked' | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

Over at Politico, Michael Hirsh is wondering if Glenn Greenwald -- one of the select few journalists to whom former National Security Agency contracto...

Obama Makes Bushism the New Normal

Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

As surely -- if not as enthusiastically -- as his predecessor, Obama has succumbed to the powerful systemic pressures that serve the needs of the military-intelligence-industrial complex. Secrecy is rampant. Politics drives policy. There is no accountability.

イーベイ創業者の「First Look Media」、2つ目の調査報道メディア立ち上げも近い?

佐藤慶一 | Posted 07.26.2014 | Japan

イーベイ創業者ピエール・オミダイア氏が立ち上げたメディアカンパニー「First Look Media」。これまで何度かお伝えしてきましたが、NSAの盗聴活動の実態に迫る「The Intercept」は、丁寧かつ独自ソースをもとに、継続的に公益のために報道を続けています。また、以前よりアメリカにおける金融危機や政治腐敗をテーマにした2つ目のデジタルメディア立ち上げが噂されていました。

The View From New Haven: What Went Wrong With Digital First

Dan Kennedy | Posted 06.02.2014 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The end may be near for one of the most widely watched experiments in local journalism. But for someone who has been watching the Digital First story play out in New Haven for the past five years, what happened today was more a disappointment than a surprise.

The One Month in Digital Media You Must Understand

Alex Becker | Posted 04.26.2014 | Media
Alex Becker

What besides the sheer volume of announcements and splashy launches has made the last month in media different from any other?

WHOA: Matt Taibbi Joins Glenn Greenwald At New Media Company

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.20.2014 | Media

Longtime Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi announced on Wednesday night that he is leaving the magazine to launch his own website with First Look M...

Glenn Greenwald's New Website Is Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

The first digital venture co-led by Glenn Greenwald is now live. The Intercept, an online magazine edited by Greenwald and fellow journalists Laura...

Michael Calderone

Glenn Greenwald-Led Digital Magazine's First Issue Will Focus On NSA Documents | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.07.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– Pierre Omidyar, the billionaire eBay founder backing an ambitious new online venture with journalist Glenn Greenwald, announced Thursday...

First Look Media Launching Digital Magazine | Posted 02.06.2014 | Media

Last week, First Look Media announced that it will publish a family of new digital magazines – each with its own editorial voice, its own look and f...

Michael Calderone

A First Look At First Look Media, The Omidyar-Greenwald Venture | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- After a couple months on the job, Eric Bates doesn’t yet have a title at First Look Media. “We’re all working very collaborative...

More Details Emerge About Glenn Greenwald's Website

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.19.2013 | Media

Eager media-watchers who have been waiting for more details about the new media venture that Glenn Greenwald and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar are launc...