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Matt Taibbi Disappears From Omidyar's First Look Media

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 28:  Matt Taibbi attends the Huffington Post 2010 'Game Changers' event at Skylight Studio on October 28,
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 28: Matt Taibbi attends the Huffington Post 2010 'Game Changers' event at Skylight Studio on October 28, 2010 in New York, City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Matt Taibbi, the star magazine writer hired earlier this year to start a satirical website for billionaire Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media, has taken a leave of absence from the company after disagreements with higher-ups inside Omidyar's organization, a source close to First Look confirmed today.

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