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💯 Top picks
Jessica Lessin, founder of The Information, shares how she built a technology publication in a saturated market, using the subscription model as a point of difference. More than 10,000 subscribers later, The Information is one of the world’s leading tech news outlets. This podcast is full of advice and insight, don’t miss it!
💸 Business models
Women’s business and lifestyle publisher Girlboss is going to use it’s IRL events to fuel digital subscriptions! Since events are hard to scale, the publisher is launching a new members platform with access to event content on a private network!
✍️ Modern journalism
Global Editors Network discusses the challenges in publishing for 2019. The VVV challenge: Voice, Video and new Visual Journalism. Read more →
Interesting insights from a survey held in Europe in more than 15 countries with 11 news organisations.
This writer bought into the blockchain-and-journalism startup, Civil, an experiment to strengthen journalism by putting some of it on the blockchain. Here’s what he experienced.
The AMP Project is moving to a new governance model and introducing non-Googlers to the committee. Most likely to counter the negative comments that AMP is Google’s way of controlling the internet. We’ll see how that goes!
A compelling article that applies to anyone trying to sell products or services and building a brand. Well worth 7 minutes of your time.