Episode details

Robert Cottrell (@robertcottrell), editor of The Browser, joins Erik on this episode. They talk about: - The two main errors that publications made in the shift to online after the advent of the web. - Why paywalls are not an effective model. - The bond that readers have with individual writers rather than publications, and how business models could change to accommodate that. - Why long form writing is the most under-appreciated form of art today. - Lessons to learn from his prolific reading habits. - The potential for curation by algorithm and what he’s working on in this area. - How to combat fake news. - The promise that effective machine translation holds for non-English publications. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal. Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy.

Published on Aug 22, 2019 in News
US English


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