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“Frankly, the really hard part is the journalism. Everything else can be learned and shared.”
“This is about helping young people navigate what has always been a tricky industry to break into and that now faces unprecedented new challenges.”
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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.”
“Is it a tech story? Is it a business and tech or policy and politics story, is it a cultural story? Well, it’s actually all the above: The impact of technology on the cognitive, economic, and political ways we live is quite transformative.”
“My team believes that by investing in the subscribers we have and making the subscription experience better and better, we’ll be able to help all parts of the subscription business.”
His new startup Scroll aims to target readers who are engaged but not willing to sign up for a dozen digital subscriptions across their favorite sites. “Publishers have to make more money from this than they would have from advertising. Which, thankfully, is increasingly easy to do.”
The digital business reporting outlet — think The Information for India — isn’t yet a year old and has paying subscribers in “the low to mid-1,000s.”
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