NewCo’s John Battelle: Media is in a ‘phase shift’

by Brian Morrissey
The promise of the Internet as a publishing medium was its openness. But that’s under threat now, as digital media enters a consolidation phase in which large platforms are staking out extremely powerful positions as content arbiters. For publishing veteran John Battelle, now CEO of NewCo, the question is whether the open Web is able to navigate the new world of platforms.Read the full article