“I want it to be 25 years ago!” Newsweek’s blown cover story on bitcoin. » Pressthink

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Newsweek and ‘trust us’ journalism

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Newsweek and ‘trust us’ journalism:

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

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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…"

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“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 …

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