Boss Talk #14: New Media Models with Substack


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  • What did Substack think about the NYTimes article "Why We’re Freaking Out About Substack" [1:01]
  • What is Substack? [4:40]
  • The issues with social media content models and how Substack is different [5:54]
  • What about the echo chamber? [8:54]
  • Turning cultural principles (e.g., freedom of the press) into actual culture [12:00]
  • Will Substack replace traditional media? [14:01]
  • Would Donald Trump be welcome on Substack? [20:35]
  • Why do they pay writers advances? And why is that controversial? [23:33]
  • The origins of American journalism aren't what most people think [27:20]
  • Non-fungible writers and the Substack model [31:45]
  • Ad-supported media predates the internet [39:21]
  • How do I price my Substack? [43:39]
  • Substack, political topics, and culture wars: "We knew we were running towards the fire." [45:01]
  • How do you prevent algorithms from slanting the platform [51:06]
  • Substack's vision for the future of media [55:27]

Boss Talk is the Clubhouse show where a16z cofounder Ben Horowitz and Ali Ghodsi, the Founder/CEO of Databricks, discuss CEO stuff, leadership stuff, management stuff... boss stuff. Live every Tuesday 5-6pm on Clubhouse.

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