This week, director of the Membership Puzzle Project Jay Rosen takes us through why membership could be the future of funding journalism, and what needs to be done to make it valuable to readers and publishers alike.
In the news round-up the team discusses Esquire’s controversy for controversy’s sake, how journalism can convince the public it’s relevant and useful, and ask what the future of Twitter might look like. Chris takes potshots at two beloved authors.
- Google UK chief Ronan Harris says digital giant is not stealing advertising from publishers, via Press Gazette
- Snapchat will overhaul its app to boost user numbers, via The Drum
- Is Mark Zuckerberg Facebook’s last true believer? via Vanity Fair
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