Axios Is the Name of Politico Founder Jim Vandehei's New Media Start Up
“If we look anything like everyone else a year from now, we are screwed. That is why we plan innovative twists on content, platform, audience and monetization.”
But isn't what they all say in a nutshell. Josh Topolsky is also playing up his forthcoming website 'TheOutline' as something new and different, which it is. But in the end, they are all doing the same thing, just with a different look and name and duh! writers. Former Gawker editor AJ Daulerio famously said of his now defunct local news site Ratter.com during its launch that the site will be different than other local news sites like AOL's Patch because "it won't fucking suck". As it turns out, Daulerio's vision for Ratter didn't quite pan out and the site underwent a major overhaul before fading away.
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