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April 1, 2013, 2:22 p.m.
LINK: paidcontent.org  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   April 1, 2013

Mathew Ingram sums up the high points of Ken Auletta’s New Yorker profile of Business Insider boss Henry Blodget. BI lost about $3 million last year:

And what does the future hold for Business Insider? An unidentified board member tells Auletta that he expects the site to be acquired, and Blodget says it “either will become part of a larger enterprise or become the larger enterprise.”

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