The Takeaway

Announcing The Information Accelerator

By Jessica E. Lessin · 6 comments

The fight to save quality journalism isn’t complicated. It’s just hard.

In less than four ...


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News Industry Can’t Put Genie Back in Bottle

By Jessica E. Lessin · 3 comments

This week Facebook confirmed it will begin testing new ways for news publishers to sell digital ...



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One More Lesson From the Downfall of Kalanick

By Jessica E. Lessin · 8 comments

One of the lessons some in the media have been quick to draw from the downfall of Travis Kalanick is the ...


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How Music Drowns Apple’s Innovation

By Jessica E. Lessin · 5 comments

Of all the things that are a little odd about Apple’s new “Planet of the Apps” reality ...


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Introducing @SiliconValley: Tech Meets Politics

By Jessica E. Lessin · 3 comments

After President Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement Thursday, ...


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What’s Next in the Business of News

By Jessica E. Lessin · 12 comments

I am a big believer that history provides more clues than we give it credit for. And this is a good lesson ...


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The Valley’s ‘Wait and See’ Approach to D.C.

By Jessica E. Lessin · 2 comments

Last week, I traveled to the belly of—if not the beast, certainly the news cycle—with a trip ...


The Takeaway

What Disrupted Industries Get Wrong

By Jessica E. Lessin · 10 comments

Over the past few months—as I celebrated the birth of my son—I’ve had a lot of time to ...


The Takeaway

The Information’s Books of the Year

By Jessica E. Lessin · 5 comments

Besides a book or two on surfing and a few novels, I haven’t read many books this past year. But The ...



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What Everyone Is Missing About Media Business Models

By Jessica E. Lessin · 26 comments

Oh, how the winds have changed for ad-supported media. Over the past year, it’s become decidedly ...


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Why Spiegel Isn’t Zuckerberg (and Vice Versa)

By Jessica E. Lessin · 5 comments

I was going to write an end-of-year column today. But as I sat down to write in a quiet San Francisco ...


The Takeaway

Seven Tech Rumors You Didn’t Read About this Year

By Jessica E. Lessin

We at The Information broke a lot of news this year. We also chased a lot of news that wasn't ...


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