For those who missed it over the holiday, Craig Newmark announced that he was getting into the news biz.

Except he didn’t.

From the context of the explanation, I’d guess he’s helping Fabrice Florin with Newstrust. But that would only be a guess and shouldn’t start another wasted wave of internet punditry.

UPDATE 11/28: It’s Jeff Jarvis’ stealth startup.

Mike Orren is the Chief Product Officer of The Dallas Morning News; President of Belo Business Intelligence; husband to Crystal Orren; and a Mungarian at Munger Place Church in Dallas, TX. All opinions herein are mine alone.