The Outline’s Demise Foreshadows a Grim Future for Media

When information is a commodity, an honest and fair media is destined to utter collapse.

Co-founder of The Outline Joshua Topolsky at SXSW 2017 hosting the “Start Over: The Next Age of Digital Media” panel. Courtesy of Flickr by Ståle Grut. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

As if 2019 wasn’t already a tumultuous year for media, 2020 has just delivered its first major casualty–The Outline, part of the Bustle Digital Group, has all but shuttered its doors, with the company citing COVID-19 as…

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Internet culture scribe with an interest in the digital economy, content creators, media and politics.

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