Since everyone is down on media companies these days, let’s run through what’s good news about many of them. 1) Our democracy may have crumbled this year had NYT, WaPo & CNN not existed, incredibly important role of all three as we end 2017.
Next week about 30 vertical media company founders are gathering in NYC, each one of their companies growing fast with little money raised & almost all of us profitable, doing deep meaningful work & a big part of the lives of those who care about them.
agree although both have legacy problems, vice of misogyny and buzzfeed of cats-that-look-like-hitler. buzzfeed still pumps that crap out next to great @JasonLeopold stuff, and vice at least seems to be upping the quality ratio to a major degree.