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Andrew Golis

Brooklyn
As seen in: Yahoo, PBS

Founder @THISdotcm. Previously: EIR @TheAtlantic; strategy/edit @FRONTLINEpbs; blogs @YahooNews; strategy, edit & ops @TPM.

Tough news. - This. news

blog.this.cm — Well this sucks to write: This. will go offline at the end of the month. I'm tempted to make the explanation for that complicated, but it's pretty simple: we worked ourselves to the point of exhaustion, struggled to raise money and just ran out of time.

Comments are usually garbage. We’re adding comments to This.!

blog.this.cm — Comments, on most websites most of the time, are garbage. The reasons are plentiful: publishers chasing scale and volume. Platforms prioritizing sugar high engagement. Both quarantining comments way down the page after a glut of banner ads. No one dedicating the time and thought to stand up to a small minority of angry white men with a juvenile definition of free speech.

The Media’s Obsession with Trump Probably Is Justified by Data, and That’s Terrifying

blog.this.cm — This piece from Parse.ly has been flowing steadily through my streams for a few days, but its headline "The Media's Obsession with Trump...

5 rad changes we’ve made to This. in January

Each member can share just one link a day.

I drew a bunch of dots to explain why social media is broken.

blog.this.cm — A little parable that explains "Why This.?" Let's play a game. You sign up for a new social media site. You follow 5 accounts. Each is a person or organization you trust, publishing things they think you'll be interested in.

Introducing: This.

blog.this.cm — A new home for the links you love. This. is a home for people who love art, entertainment and journalism on the web. Each member can share 1 link a day. Last year, we launched This. in private beta. We felt overwhelmed by the volume and underwhelmed by the quality of media on other sharing networks.

Introducing: This.

medium.com — A new home for the links you love. This. is a home for people who love art, entertainment and journalism on the web. Each member can share 1 link a day. Last year, we launched This. in private beta. We felt overwhelmed by the volume and underwhelmed by the quality of media on other sharing networks.

This. for iOS on Product Hunt

This. is a social magazine (and also download our app)

medium.com — We launched the This. Reader iPhone app this morning. Below is the email I sent out to the 10 k folks in our invite-only beta community. This. is a site where people find and share the best stuff on the web. Each user can share just 1 link a day.
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