Crypto news site Cointelegraph now has two new editors. Veteran journalist Jay Cassano will be taking the helm of the publication as editor in chief, while Dylan Love will be head of news. Though still widely read in crypto, Cointelegraph had been officially rudderless since mid-September. That’s when executive editor Olivia Capozzalo and head of news Molly Jane Zuckerman simultaneously quit. As proof for those who believe crypto journalism is one giant revolving door, Zuckerman has been a contributor to Modern Consensus, a role her replacement at Cointelegraph used to hold for about nine months.
The lead academic in that (in)famous study postulating that Bitcoin prices were manipulated by Tether updated it with this added doozey: a single “whale” was behind most of it, trading large amounts of bitcoin against tether on Bitfinex, Tether’s sister company.
What’s the difference between the global financial markets and New York City’s sewer system? One is a filthy, chaotic mess of human waste unable to handle even the slightest increase in use without making everything stink while the other one is run by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.
A key person in Bitfinex and Tether’s “missing” $880 million is now sitting in a Polish jail and is getting grilled by investigators.