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If the ad-driven model for media is broken, what will fix it?

Jan 6, 2017
Content site Medium is laying off 50 people – a third of its workforce. Founder Evan Williams, who also co-founded Twitter, wanted Medium to be a site for great writing. But he said the ad-driven model is “broken,” emphasizing eyeballs, not quality. So he’s going to spend time and resources to find another model. What […]

Ev Williams wants to save internet comments

Oct 5, 2016
Molly Wood talks with the Medium CEO about his ongoing quest to get writing right.
Medium CEO Evan Williams speaks onstage during 'An Uneasy Marriage?—Tech, Media, and Money' at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 7, 2015 in San Francisco, California.
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