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Built on passion: How Vox Media grew from its roots as an Oakland A’s blog into one of the Internet’s biggest publishers » Nieman Journalism Lab

According to Tyler Blezinski, the site’s founder, what makes the site work:

…is the fiercely passionate people who cover whatever the topic happens to be.  Ezra Klein is as fiercely passionate about the news as I am about the Oakland Athletics. Nilay Patel, who runs The Verge, is just as passionate about consumer tech and everything that The Verge covers and the digital lifestyle that he embraces. No matter who it is, they all have that similar common passion and also the commitment to quality that I founded the company with.

Source: Built on passion: How Vox Media grew from its roots as an Oakland A’s blog into one of the Internet’s biggest publishers » Nieman Journalism Lab

The article will go on to argue about how the authors conceptualized their work.

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