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The End of Crypto Twitter as We Know It?
An impending departure of millions of users from Twitter could threaten the platform's diversity of viewpoints and force crypto enthusiasts to fully adopt decentralized Web3 social media.
Twitter Departures

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The FTX Meltdown Calls for Higher Standards in Crypto Journalism
Revelations that Bankman-Fried secretly funded crypto news publisher The Block deepened mistrust of the crypto industry.
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FTX Lesson: Crypto Needs the Press, the Press Needs Crypto
CoinDesk played a central role in this week’s FTX meltdown, following our coverage of Alameda Research’s suspect balance sheet last week. But the crypto industry's maturation and eventual success requires that we flesh out these unstable structures and bad practices.
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Ideamarket
Ideamarket Is a Literal Marketplace for Ideas (and Online Reputation)
The goal is to relieve social media platforms of the task of making judgments on behalf of the public.
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Coinbase Preemptively Rebuts Unpublished New York Times Expose
The letter pushes back at an unpublished article Coinbase says will allege Black employees had "negative experiences" while with the firm.
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What Venezuelans Think About Bitcoin and American Media
Venezuelan journalist Javier Bastardo and CoinDesk’s Leigh Cuen talk about cryptocurrency and the American media industry.
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Version Control Can Help the Media Win Back Reader Trust
By committing content to a blockchain, news outlets can reassure readers that what they are reading is what the outlet originally published, says our columnist.
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Bitcoin's Lightning Becomes Latest Protocol to Court Publishers With Micropayments
With paywall systems for a whole bevy of assets, crypto payments could revolutionize the media industry – if demand actually matched supply.
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Blockchain Media Startup CEO Steps Down for Tech Role at Washington Post
Jarrod Dicker is stepping down as CEO of media monetization startup Po.et to return to the Washington Post.
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New Wordpress Publishing Platform Will Offer Blockchain Features
WordPress is launching a news publishing platform backed by Google and ConsenSys, with blockchain tools on offer from Civil.
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