. @jxpaton you are right - they should be, but think in some cases the tactics are given strategic status.
@emilybell If Guardian pulls out of its financial nosedive before the trust goes bust, fine. If not, there won't be a long-term.
.@johngapper two things.a. It is not going bust, it has a cross subsidy model you don't like. b. 'the rest' has happened.
@emilybell if a. is true, then fine. I think it's unproven, to put it mildly. As to b., that implies it can pack up now, which seems odd.
Damn if that Storify isn't one of the best examples of talking at cross purposes that I've ever seen.
Yeah. Not great. Rusbridger could do no wrong in his people's eyes. But the writing was on the wall.
It's almost as if they bet the entire future of their businesses (and the media) on terrible content.
which is what it continues to do. There are mass cuts at or coming to even subs businesses
some think ALL news should be paid for at point of consumption. Models that try to keep....
good aims, though I have v publicly questioned 'profit seeking' as possible or desirable
are you guys suggesting that a sharp fall in advertising is a good reason to abandon rising subscriptions?