Erik Wemple: Pierre Omidyar


Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014

John Cook bolts Gawker for the Intercept

The challenge for the new editor of the Intercept: What comes after the Snowden documents?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Gawker, Glenn Greenwald, John Cook, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Pierre Omidyar joins PandoDaily-First Look scrum over Ukraine

Cites small window for comment.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar, Ukraine

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Glenn Greenwald, PandoDaily tussle over Ukraine, editorial independence

Definitely not a scandal but instead a back-and-forth that illuminates how First Look Media works.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, PandoDaily, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Omidyar news venture: Where’s the leadership?

Can a news organization function horizontally?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  editors, First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Pierre Omidyar: Dream media mogul

Look at this guy’s plan.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Omidyar venture adds Froomkin, Segura

New hire at much-anticipated media venture sits on a couple of boards. Would MSM ever allow such a thing?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:06 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Pierre Omidyar a ‘very clever headline writer,’ among other things

Funder of a massive new online media venture is a true believer and a techie.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:58 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  eBay, Honolulu Civil Beat, Pierre Omidyar