Leah McGrath Goodman tells Felix Salmon this about her controversial Newsweek piece on the founder of Bitcoin: “If I read my own story, it would not convince me,” she says. “I would have a lot of questions.” And that sums up the problem with Newsweek’s piece claiming to out Satoshi Nakamoto: Newsweek, by its own admission, didn’t prove its assertion…
The days of “trust us” journalism, for better or for worse (but mostly for better), are long gone.
The Bitcoin Bubble – On The Media: drewvigal:
A couple of things peaked my interest about this segment:
Yet another Bitcoin story in just a few weeks
Medium.com is a platform to publish first
The whole bitcoin phenomenon continues to fascinate.
“Maybe Bitcoin’s devotees are right, and it’s the currency of the future. Or perhaps it’s a ridiculous joke—a speculative, hilarious enterprise taken to its most insane conclusion. Given that the founder is nowhere to be found, it feels like …