First Look Media

There's $100,000 to look into the public interest.
Nearly two years since the company’s founding, a new strategy is beginning to take shape First Look Media. When it launched
The "continued endless and needless delays" made it seemingly impossible to get anything published, he wrote. At a place
Funded by billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omiydar, First Look was supposed to be home to a number of high-profile, stand
Good luck, @natashavc: a very talented, smart writer and friend! — Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) January 15, 2015 And it is a step forward for the media company after months of internal conflict and concerns regarding editorial control
The decision to close Racket raises more questions about the direction of First Look, a company backed with much fanfare
Taibbi's reasons for leaving First Look after only eight months -- before ever launching his highly-anticipated digital publication
Disclosure: Pierre Omidyar is the founder of Honolulu's Civil Beat, which is partnered with The Huffington Post for HuffPost
Matt Taibbi, the star magazine writer hired earlier this year to start a satirical website for billionaire Pierre Omidyar's