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How Silicon Valley Passed on Conservative Media

By  |  Nov. 28, 2016 10:00 AM PST
Photo: Breitbart Executive Chairman Steve Bannon. Photo by AP.

Earlier this year, Jon Klein was pitching his media company TAPP around a case study that one of its channels from a Christian radio host, Steve Arterburn, was generating $1 million in revenue a year. He argued it was proof that they could create other successful channels around faith and inspiration.

But venture capitalists weren’t interested. Almost none of them knew who Mr. Arterburn was.

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