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I believe the consensus last time was "Give 'Em Hell"

Dear Givewell: You're kidding, right? [more inside]
posted by Phire on Sep 10, 2011 - 196 comments

Is Givewell still on MeFi's black list?

Whatever happened to Givewell of astroturfing infamy? Have they redeemed themselves since?
posted by Dragonness on Apr 20, 2011 - 246 comments

Design Brief: "We aren’t partial to any color..." (but we fear the Blue)

Found through this question: Metafilter's own GiveWell wants to change their look. Wonder if any of you talented MeFi web designers want to make them a nice *blue* homepage.
posted by Methylviolet on Oct 3, 2009 - 91 comments

Public radio is awesome!

Today's Marketplace (skip to 22:30) from American Public Media made a special comment on the Givewell Holden Karnofsky astroturfing saga, almost certainly due to feedback by you people.
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Dec 23, 2008 - 130 comments

He's baaaaaaa-ack.

It's coming up on that most wonderful givewell time of the year. [more inside]
posted by tractorfeed on Dec 10, 2008 - 112 comments

GiveWell

The GiveWell Affair gets some press on Fast Company. MetaFilter is mentioned.
posted by jazon on Apr 22, 2008 - 126 comments

We need to talk about this...

During the GiveWell hubbub, some commenters become obsessed with outing a pseudonymous troll calling itself "Rachel Tension." We need to talk about the ethics of outing, unmasking, and breaking anonymity. [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on Jan 13, 2008 - 189 comments

Fallout from the Givewell affair

The Givewell Board of Directors have issued a statement concerning the changes they made in the wake of the astroturfing and related activities earlier in the week. [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Jan 6, 2008 - 536 comments

Googlewell?

Does the thread of all threads (Givewell) break Google Reader? Or is it a feed settings thing here? Or (more likely) am I doing something wrong? [more inside]
posted by nevercalm on Jan 6, 2008 - 25 comments

GiveWell, or Give 'em Hell?

Is This Transparency? OP with very slim, one-year posting history asks a question about finding a good charity in AskMe, just prior to year-end tax-decision time. Newly registered responder posts a newly formed charity-aggregator/evaluator organization, without mentioning that he is, apparently, one of the two founders. Self-promotional setup leading to self-link? Or am I being too cynical?

[update, 1/3/08: a summary of events is being developed on the wiki. --cortex]
posted by Miko on Dec 31, 2007 - 1415 comments

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