Jun 29, 2022 • 58M

Making It in the Online Journalism Biz (Robert Wright & Matthew Yglesias)

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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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Bob and Matt reflect on the early days of Bloggingheads ... The decline of print and the rise of blogging ... How Matt made blogging work for him ... The shifting incentives of digital publishing ... Matt: Filter bubbles are more real than the research seems to suggest ... Bob: To succeed in modern journalism, it helps to like being hated ... The positive side of social media ... Slippage between news and opinion at the NYT ... The worrisome incentives of Twitter for academics ...