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The Hopeless Future of Financial Media

A new year. Typically the time for a media technique as old as media: recapping last year or predicting this year. But instead of doing that today, below I’m re-posting The Day Journalism Died, a piece I wrote in 2006. It’s not about financial media, but it reminded me what consumer financial media is and

Julian Assange On Mark Zuckerberg As Time ‘Person Of The Year’

“I [Julian Assange] give you private information on corporations for free and I’m a villain. Mark [Zuckerberg] gives your information to corporations for money and he’s man of the year.” This is a cringingly accurate portrayal of Assange by Saturday Night Live’s Bill Hader (video below). Unlike The Daily Show, SNL goes for pure jokes