Friday, March 09, 2012

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Is Buying 'The New Republic' : The Two-Way : NPR

I’m glad to see this, as a long-term TNR subscriber; see this Chris Hughes letter for more details

"People still want independent, rigorous reporting and The New Republic has been a place where that happens," Hughes tells Steve during a conversation that's to be broadcast on Friday's Morning Edition.

Hughes, who directed online organizing for the Obama campaign in 2008, adds that there's no shortage of short-form journalism these days (such as blogs). "The shortage is understanding the big problems of our day," he believes. "Where do you go for context on the problems our nation faces?"

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Is Buying 'The New Republic' : The Two-Way : NPR

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