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Lee Fang is a journalist with a longstanding interest in how public policy is influenced by organized interest groups and money. He was the first to uncover and detail the role of the billionaire Koch brothers in financing the Tea Party movement. His interviews and research on the Koch brothers h...

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@matthewstoller Taxing information services isn't mutually exclusive to other reforms. A right to be forgotten and a right to your own personal data is just as important.
@matthewstoller You can distribute the funds through a variety of stakeholders, divided through state and local institutions (like how ARD radio in Germany is governed). Or even individuals, ie journalism vouchers.
The answer to Facebook controlling the primary revenue source of all major news outlets isn't begging for a better FB algorithm, its to tax companies like Google and FB and use the money to fund journalism.
RT @theintercept: The GOP's candidate for the next big special election is a former Abu Ghraib interrogation consultant  by @lhfang
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