Waywire, the video-sharing website co-founded by Democratic Senate candidate Cory Booker, is being sold to web company Magnify, AllThingsD reported on Monday.
Looking for a distraction from the government shutdown and debt ceiling debate? I urge you to read Vanity Fair’s latest advertisement for “The New Establishment,” a list of “50 Titans Disrupting Media, Technology, and Culture,” the century-old magazine’s annual mash-note to the rich and powerful and self-satisfied. These disrupters innovate technologies, set the trends, define the limits of acceptable conversation in culture and politics and society, and pour money into the network of liberal foundations and Democratic campaigns around which our world is increasingly organized. They are the winners in the cognitive lottery that is the New Economy, the men and women creating and shaping, by accident and by design, the “New Feudalism” described so well by Joel Kotkin in The Daily Beast. It’s good to know their names.
Leaked emails in which a left-wing nonprofit promotes events by the President Obama-aligned Organizing for Action and circulates Democratic Party talking points on the government shutdown may be a possible violation of rules governing tax-exempt status for such organizations, experts say.
Some lawmakers are still questioning whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was behind the chemical weapons attack on a rebel area outside Damascus earlier this month despite the Obama administration’s public statements that the Assad regime was responsible.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker tweeted out an inspirational Mark Twain quotation Thursday morning—one problem: the quote is fake.
The owner of a computer consulting firm once employed by Mayor Cory Booker’s campaign has been indicted on charges of tax fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering.
The video sharing start-up founded by Newark Mayor Cory Booker and others has appointed the 14-year-old son of CNN president Jeffrey Zucker to its board.
Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s new and much-hyped video-sharing website Waywire bills itself as a more serious and socially conscious version of YouTube, which will help users circumvent “all the junk” posted on crowded sites like YouTube and Vimeo, but one thing the website has not been able to filter out yet is anti-Semitic videos.
Former Newark Deputy Mayor Ronald Salahuddin was sentenced today to one year and a day in federal prison after he was convicted of conspiracy to commit extortion while serving under Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
The campaign coffers of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D., N.J.) are running low, despite an apparent ongoing feud with Newark Mayor Cory Booker over his Senate seat. The New Jersey Democrat raised just $11,000 in the fourth quarter of 2012 and has a mere $182,000 in the bank.