Dylan Byers • January 14, 2022
Is Netflix Eating ESPN’s Lunch?
Some thoughts on whether Netflix is trying to steal ESPN’s playbook, and Axios’ turning point. Plus some other dish.
Dylan Byers • January 12, 2022
The Cable News Afterlife
A number of recent personnel moves in the sharp-elbowed, rapidly declining, and soon-to-be-evolving cable news industry portend the next wave of deals, chaos, and a streaming afterlife.
Brian Morrissey • January 12, 2022
The Rebooting: Ben Smith & His Times
With the roaring ’20s of digital publishing, we’re entering a long-overdue cycle of media innovation.
Theodore Schleifer • January 11, 2022
Inside MacKenzie Scott’s Zillion-Dollar Giving Machine
Ever since Scott split with her ex, Jeff Bezos, she has embarked on an utterly mysterious, totally disruptive, $9 billion-and-counting philanthropy spree. Here’s an inside guide to her aides and her checkbook.
Jon Kelly • January 8, 2022
The Backstory: The Smiths’ NewMediaCo
News media has entered the next stage of an important evolution. After a long somnolence, our industry is changing faster than it has in generations.
Dylan Byers • January 7, 2022
The Times & Athletic Make It Official
My chat with Times C.E.O. Meredith Kopt-Levien, plus reporting on the latest news at CNN and BenSmithCo.