On this week’s episode of The B&B Podcast Ben and I talked mostly about his new paywall business model for The Brooks Review. We talked about how the paywall will impact his site’s readership and growth, why Ben chose to go that route, and why it’s not a scalable business model for the Web. Relatedly, we also talked about the rising generation of high-profile independent writers and how credibility and conflict of interest relate to them and how that compares to bigger media conglomerates.

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