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My issues with Pierre Omidyar’s $250m journalism startup, The Intercept, are well documented. Many media organizations, including Pando, have investors but the fact that the Intercept is 100% owned by a single tech billionaire creates an insane risk of conflicts of interest. And that’s before you consider that the Intercept was founded to publish Edward Snowden’s leaks about how the government is misusing our data, and how some tech companies have been complicit in that.
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