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“It’s called local news for a reason.”
“As the company succeeds, so would those people. It actually buys in folks to the mission and success of the company rather than a specific project where you get a reward.”
Founded in Pittsburgh, Fitt now has 16 sites across the country and has plans to grow.
“For global media, reaching scale is the hardest thing. In local, making money is the hardest thing. Delaying the hard thing makes for a crappier company.”
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
“We see HBO going into the podcast business, but we should also look at HBO. We should be focusing on making shows that huge chunks of America will entertain themselves with.”
“We could use Sunday print to boost us into the stratosphere, to get us into a stable orbit where we can launch other things.”