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A lot of startups have wanted to be “a great place for writers.” Longreads appears to actually be succeeding at this.
“Ours is a system that neither Adam Smith nor Karl Marx — not even Travis Kalanick — can figure out for us.”
Temos um sistema que nem Adam Smith, nem Karl Marx – nem sequer Travis Kalanick – podem compreender por nós.
“Let’s stop relying on ad buyers and social media echo chambers to determine what we put in our brains —  which is just as important, or more so, than what we put in our bodies,” Ev Williams says.
An extended conversation on the economics of building a career writing on the web today: “Unfortunately, it looks a little grim.”
But what happens to the publishers who gave up some measure of their independence for the platform?
“We’re selecting stories very carefully based on what we think readers there want to read. We’re not just copying and pasting.”
“I really understand how powerful it is to be able to raise sustaining donations, now that I’m in the driver’s seat.”
“From a purely intellectual, journalistic standpoint, what I think is most fascinating about this is that everybody is more or less covering the same thing, but from their own unique media perspective.”