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Jason Linkins

Sean Eldridge Is Great At Buying Homes, Not As Good At Buying Affection

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Sean Eldridge wants to be a United States Congressman. He has a lot going for him. He is young and of the moment, wealthy and self-made, and ideologic...

Paul Blumenthal

DOMA Breaks Key Financial Disclosure Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If elected to represent New York's 19th House district, Sean Eldridge would be among the wealthiest members of Congress, thanks to husba...

Facebook Co-Founder Has A Problem With Big Data

The New Republic | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology

We've known for a long time that big companies can stalk our every digital move and customize our every Web interaction. Our movements are tracked by ...

Facebook Co-Founder And Google Give Money Directly To Poor

Posted 05.30.2013 | Impact

A nonprofit that gives cash directly to Kenya’s poorest people is getting major support from Google and Facebook. GiveDirectly, a wealth transfer...

Marriage Equality And The New American Caste System

Sean Santiago | Posted 05.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Sean Santiago

As a young gay male looking for LGBT success stories in the media, I have to wonder if the success of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge is really a victory for a collective "us." My fear is that the media will exploit their story as something more representative of LGBT issues than it really is.

Missing Missouri Mom Faked Abduction, Sheriff Says

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 03.19.2013 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A missing central Missouri woman and her young daughter were found unharmed, but the woman was taken into custody and faces charge...

So How Many Copies Did The New Republic's Redesign Issue Sell?

erikmaza.tumblr.com | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

Give or take 13,675 copies. Chris Hughes passed over Steven Brill's 25,000-word piece on healthcare costs in favor of an interview with Barack Obam...

Michael Calderone

Journalist Calls New Republic Owner 'Liar' After Falling Out Over Cover Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.21.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Thursday, Time magazine published Steven Brill’s deeply reported, 24,000-word cover story on America’s health care system, the long...

Jason Linkins

Free Beacon Claim That New Republic Purged Jewish Contributors Doesn't Hold Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

The New Republic, over the weekend, unveiled a brand spanking-new website -- the most outward-facing symbol of the magazine's semi-relaunch under the ...

The New Republic Throws Lavish Relaunch Party

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.31.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

New Republic owner Chris Hughes throws lavish relaunch party in Manhattan, a testament to the magazine's ambitions.

Why Facebook's Gay Co-Founder Has 'Serious Concerns' About Chris Christie

Posted 01.28.2013 | Gay Voices

The New Republic editor Chris Hughes spoke out on Mark Zuckerberg's recently-announced fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Hughes, who ...

Bill Gates & Steve Ballmer Write Huge Check For Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology

Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer are coughing up a bit of cash for marriage equality. According to the Associated Press, Gates, the co-founder of Micro...

Facebook Co-Founder Marries Longtime Boyfriend In New York

Posted 07.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes can now officially change his status to "married." As Forbes is reporting, the openly gay Hughes, 28, tied the kn...

Michael Calderone

New Republic Staffs Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New Republic, which has ambitious expansion plans under new owner Chris Hughes, has just made several key hires. Greg Veis, a forme...

Michael Calderone

New Republic Changes Top Editor

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Franklin Foer is returning as editor of the New Republic, the first major shake-up at the political magazine since Facebook co-founder Chr...

The New Republic Plans To Establish A New York Office

Capital New York | Mark Hay | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media

The New Republic will open up a New York office sometime in the coming months, Capital has learned. Of course, the Beltway media-scene staple had its...

Michael Calderone

Inside The New Republic's First Meeting Under New Ownership

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On the morning of March 9, Chris Hughes held his first meeting with the staff of the New Republic, the nearly century-old magazine of Amer...

Facebook Co-Founder Buys The New Republic

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is purchasing the New Republic, the nearly century-old political magazine known for its influence in progressive circ...

Michael Calderone

Facebook Co-Founder Considers Buying The New Republic

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is a candidate to buy the New Republic, according to sources familiar with the matter. A deal has not yet...

LGBT Predictions For 2012

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

During this month, journalists do one of two things: write an article summing up the main events of the year almost gone, or write a forward-looking piece about the year to come. 2011 was a great year for the LGBT community, but I think 2012 is going to be even better.

Facebook Co-Founder's Startup 'Acquired' For $0

Betabeat | Posted 10.17.2011 | Technology

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has struggled with his ambitious solo start-up, the social network for activism Jumo, ever since its bumpy launch. Wa...

Lance Armstrong, Facebook & Mashable Founders Discuss Social Media

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2011 | Denver

Aspen Ideas Festival hosted a handful of social media gurus that are focused on socially beneficial work to talk about the new technology and its impl...

Meet The First 20 People On Facebook

Business Insider's Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology

If you look at your Facebook profile page (and you didn't opt to change the url to your name a few years back), the url is probably followed by a long...

Facebook Co-Founder Engaged

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook and founder of Jumo.com, is engaged to Sean Eldridge, political director for Freedom To Marry. According to th...

Jumo.com: Social Networking for People of Good Will

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

While we connect people for the common good, we also need to protect people from bogus nonprofits.