Ghost 3.0, An Interview with Ghost CEO John O’Nolan

There is a new offering in the subscription space: Ghost. John O’Nolan, the founder and CEO of the Ghost Foundation, explains what makes Ghost unique.

Disney and the Future of TV

TV is moving from a world where distribution dictates business models to one where business models need to fit the jobs consumers want done. That is the best way to understand Disney’s latest announcement.

The BuzzFeed Lesson

The lesson of BuzzFeed is that dominant Aggregators like Facebook have no incentive to act against their self interest and support suppliers.

More on Amazon’s “HQ2”, Two New Paywalls, Subscription Fatigue?

More details are out about Amazon’s site selections, including a 3rd city. Then, two new sites have paywalls, but the paywalls are different in important ways. Plus, why I think “subscription fatigue” both is and isn’t a thing.

Faceless Publishers

The missing piece when it comes to the future of media are faceless publishers. Vox Media’s deal with The Ringer shows the way.

The Local News Business Model

Subscriptions are the future of local news: the key, though, is getting rid of newspapers.

Grantland and the (Surprising) Future of Publishing

ESPN’s decision to close Grantland seems to be more evidence that there is no future outside of massive scale or one-man operations. Bill Simmons’ recent successes, though, suggest that the answer could be the exact opposite.