Atlantic Editor Mulls The Daily's Demise

“Knowing what it's like inside a media company,” writes Alexis Madrigal, “let me state up front that there are epistemological problems in deciding from the outside why The Daily failed. I've yet to see an article about The Atlantic that understands how our site works under the hood, and why that has led to a relatively successful few years. That said, I do have a few thoughts about The Daily that I'd like to offer alongside my colleague Derek Thompson's."

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