We are now nearly four weeks separated from the start of the Mayor Rob Ford crack video scandal, when reporters from two news organizations reported viewing a recording of Ford smoking from what appeared to be a crack pipe.
No one else in the general public has seen that video because, as the legend now goes, the video was intended to be sold for "six figures" – a price tag neither organization was willing or able to pay at the time.
U.S. gossip site Gawker was, at least, up for the challenge and launched a campaign to collect $200,000 in public donations through the website Indiegogo.
The campaign was controversial, ethically questionable and, ultimately, successful.
But when Gawker turned around to pay for the video, their source had disappeared, presumably amid the heat from the glare of anRead More »from Where should Gawker donate its Rob Ford ‘Crackstarter’ cash?