An Interview with Zeynep Tufekci about Lessons from the Pandemic and the Crisis of Authority
Journalism cannot afford to be divorced from business realities; that applies to Australia, the New York Times, and even Andreessen Horowitz.
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.
Twitter went too far last week for reasons that go back to 2016 and the unfair blaming of tech for media’s mistakes.
Disney’s reorganization reinforces their integrated strategy; there is a lot to learn for anyone competing with Aggregators.
Australia’s new media code forcing Google and Facebook to pay incumbent media companies is wrapped in dishonesty about the reality of the Internet.
The Internet changed how media competes to focus and quality, but quality is defined by your niche.
Blaming Facebook and Google for the media industry’s trouble inevitably leads to bad regulations with unintended consequences and the end of accountability for big tech.
The Athletic has 500,000 subscribers and continues to pursue growth over profitability. It’s an approach that makes sense, and the demise of local bundles helps explain why.