Interesting piece on the blogger who’s ahead of the field in terms of making it pay. And the secret of his success: “I wanted to publish news and gossip that’s analogous to the conversation two journalists would have in the pub,” says Denton, who was a foreign correspondent for the FT for eight years. “It used to offend me that the best stories you heard were over a drink. The juicy stories that no one dared put into print, or stories that are too trivial to make it into the news”.
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