An interview with former Anchor co-founder and CEO Michael Mignano about podcasts, Anchor, Spotify, standards, and recommendation media.
An Interview with The New York Times Company CEO Meredith Kopit Levien about her path to The New York Times Company, what it is like managing an entity where the most important product is out of your control, and a substantial dive into her thinking about bundles, recent acquisitions, and how The New York Times Company can transform from a skyscraper into a neighborhood.
More and more opportunities on the web come from market marking, not for advertisers, but for real goods and services paid for with real money.
More on the power of creators, and then an interview with Nathan Hubbard about Taylor Swift and the future of music.
Differentiation can flow from the writer, but also from the subject. That is why the Substack model could help deliver the local news business model.
Substack is at the center of media controversy, most of which misses the point that sovereign writers — not Substack — are in control.
An Interview with BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti about BuzzFeed’s business model, acquisition of the HuffPost, and how big tech companies can fix the news.
Mapping the technology adoption curve to ideas gives insights as to which business models work on which parts of the addressable market.
More Facebook leaks, which show both the upside and downside of Mark Zuckerberg’s control; then, Substack is gaining famous writers, but its success will rest with whoever is next.
Announcing the new Dithering podcast, and why it is important to fight for the open ecosystem that Spotify is trying to aggregate.