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Gawker wants to turn internal chat into external content. In a weird way, it’s the apotheosis of Nick Denton’s publishing dream.
“Is there a way to take some of the knowledge that people at The New York Times already have that ends up on the cutting room floor, and put it in front of readers?”
Some want to find juicy gossip, others want to surface juicy emotions — either way, there’s value for publishers in popular apps Whisper and Secret.
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Josh Miller, co-founder of Branch and Potluck, is betting that mini-news for mobile will be the next big thing in user engagement and conversation.
Gawker wants its Kinja platform to be a “truly interactive news platform.”
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