Craigslist Craig Newmark: ‘Outrage is profitable. Most online outrage is faked for profit

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The founder of the online classifieds site is a descendant from the epoch of internet optimism. He has given significant quantities to defend the fate of news – and denies the idea his website promoted cause journalism’s financial mess As the Craig in Craigslist, the free online noticeboard that transformed everything, Craig Newmark can see his hands on just about anything. His new apartment in Greenwich Village, New York, includes everything from an ancient Roman mosaic to 18th-century British paintings to Simpsons figurines to artworks by his loved Leonard Cohen. But something…

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