An Army of Journalists: How the Tentacles of Bill Gates Are Reaching Deeper Into Mainstream Media

Up until his recent messy divorce, Bill Gates enjoyed something of a free pass in corporate media. Generally presented as a kindly nerd who wants to save the world, the Microsoft co-founder was even unironically christened “Saint Bill” by The Guardian. While other billionaires’ media empires are relatively well known, the extent to which Gates’s cash underwrites the modern media landscape … Continue reading An Army of Journalists: How the Tentacles of Bill Gates Are Reaching Deeper Into Mainstream Media