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The app is for “consumers who want to be plugged into the big tech stories without searching through Twitter or watered-down general news sites.”
Briefing is meant to be more Politico Playbook than Techmeme. It’s updated around the clock, but is also being sent out as a daily email newsletter for subscribers.
“I believe very powerfully in the public service of journalism — I just think we have to quit being delusional about what it takes to build a business around that.”
Going both upmarket to investors ($10,000 a year) and downmarket to students ($234 a year).
The $399-a-year site covering the tech industry expects subscribers to pay their own way, but promises access to “people only the most well-known execs typically meet.”
Seventy-five journalists and subscription prices that can stretch past $100,000: The energy and environment publisher has built a big content engine for a small community of subscribers.