At First Look Media, John Cook might have bigger global fish to fry than Fox Media. For years we readers of Gawker, where Cook dominated, delighted in his scoops on what the gang at Fox, including Roger Ailes, were up to. You didn't have to be a liberal to enjoy the chase.
Now, Cook, as Joe Coscarelli reports at New York Magazine, is leaving Gawker to join celebrity investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald at First Look Media. Here is that coverage. First Look Media is a startup funded by billionaire Pierre Omidyar.
- How well will Gawker do without the fire in the belly and brandname of Cook.
- How well will First Look Media do in a glut market for online news?