Retweet: News aggregation service, Ongo, backed by the NYT, Washington Post and Gannett, shuts down

The Nieman Journalism Lab is reporting this afternoon that Ongo has shut down. Never heard of it? Well, that tells you all you need to know, I suppose.

TNM touted the start up when it made its initial announcement back in October of 2010. The new venture from former Skype and e-Bay executive Alex Kazim had said it had raised big bucks from "old media giants the New York Times Company,

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