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#437: Can Andrew Sullivan Make It On His Own?

February 20th, 2013

Episode 564 of 974 episodes

Will readers pay for digital content? The uberblogger Andrew Sullivan recently struck out on his own. Now he's trying keep hisblogafloat by asking readers for money — and hoping that they'll contribute enough to pay for the the blog's five-person staff. On today's show, he tells us how he's doing. Also: We hear from Maura Johnston, a music writer who got fired from The Village Voice and is trying to sell adigital magazine.

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