Washington Post :: Chris Hughes’s first business venture worked out nicely. As a teenager, he helped start something called Facebook. Within four years, working mostly part-time, Hughes vaulted into the ranks of the stratospherically wealthy. He wasn’t quite 23 years old. His second project met with a different kind of success. Hughes quit Facebook in early 2007 to work for a candidate named Barack Obama. Hughes developed and ran Obama’s social media operations. He was 24 when his boss won the White House. For his third act, Chris Hughes, prince of the new media, has set his sights on the old media.
"Chris Hughes, once a new-media pioneer, makes bet on old media with New Republic" - Continue to read Paul Farhi, www.washingtonpost.com
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