I’ve been a guest writer at Zero Hedge for quite a few years.
Shocking as it may seem, “Tyler” and the gang have put absolutely no pressure on me to spin stories one way or the other.
… Or to avoid any topics.
I’ve asked Tyler more than once whether I should write on a certain topic, and he’s consistently – and shockingly – said I should write whatever I want.
For example, on September 30, 2009, I asked Tyler about posting rules.
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Over the years, Zero Hedge has proven to be a magnet for media attention.
It started years ago with a NY Magazine article published in September 2009 which first “unmasked” the people behind Zero Hedge with the “The Dow Zero Insurgency: The nothing-can-be-believed chaos of the financial crisis created a golden opportunity for a blog run by a mysterious ex-hedge-funder with a dodgy past and conspiracy theories to burn” in which we were presented as a bunch of “conspiracy theory” tin foil hat paranoid loons.
We are ok with being typecast as “conspiracy theorists” as these “theories” tend to become “conspiracy fact” months to years later.