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Kara Swisher Shows the Flaws of Tech Journalism

On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, Edward Ongweso Jr. discusses Kara Swisher’s Burn Book.

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Kara Swisher Shows Tech Journalism’s Flaws w/ Edward Ongweso Jr. | Tech Won't Save Us
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Paris Marx is joined by Edward Ongweso Jr. to discuss Kara Swisher’s attempt to rebrand herself as the most feared journalist in Silicon Valley, how she spent her career forwarding the industry’s narratives, and the larger problems with access journalism.

Edward Ongweso Jr. is finance editor at Logics Magazine and co-host of This Machine Kills.

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Kara Swisher at “On with Kara Swisher” Live Featuring Mark Cuban as part of SXSW 2024 Conference and Festivals on March 10, 2024.

Kara Swisher at “On with Kara Swisher” Live Featuring Mark Cuban as part of SXSW 2024 Conference and Festivals on March 10, 2024.

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On this episode of the Tech Won’t Save Us podcast, I’m joined by Edward Ongweso Jr. to discuss Kara Swisher’s attempt to rebrand herself as the most feared journalist in Silicon Valley, how she spent her career forwarding the industry’s narratives, and the larger problems with access journalism.

Edward Ongweso Jr. is finance editor at Logics Magazine and cohost of This Machine Kills.

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GoFundMe Profits from People’s Pain | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Nora Kenworthy to discuss how people rely on GoFundMe to access healthcare and the further inequities that adds to an already deeply unequal healthcare system. 

Nora Kenworthy is the author of Crowded Out: The True Costs of Crowdfunding Healthcare and an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

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