How LinkedIn’s editor Dan Roth became one of the most powerful editors in business publishing

“LinkedIn has also grown into a formidable media company,” writes John McDermott. He explains the multiple aspects of LinkedIn’s media operation, which include “content producers” writing nearly 50,000 posts per week at zero cost, a personalization engine, in-house engineers, an audience that’s larger, wealthier and more engaged than that of the average website, and the luxury of not having two robust non-media-related revenue streams  — and how those factors contribute to Roth’s enviable role.

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+ “No matter the end result of [Aaron] Kushner’s courageous move into newspapers, he’s a hero for trying, and yes, for failing if that’s what ultimately reveals itself,” writes John Tamny (Forbes)