Regarding Recode: Brand-name journalists do not a business plan make

by Ricardo Bilton
It’s hard out there for an independent news site. On Tuesday, Recode, the tech business site founded by media vets Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, inked a deal to sell to Vox Media for an undisclosed amount in an all-stock deal. While both sides framed the move as a success, it’s also been seen as premature capitulation for the Recode founders, who handed over the keys just 18 ...Read the full article