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Welcome! I’m Simon Owens and this is my media newsletter. You can subscribe by clicking on this handy little button: For the past 15 years or so, dozens of media companies have tried to design the perfect platisher model. A portmanteau of the words “publisher” and “platform,” a platisher hypothetically combines the scalability afforded by user generated content with the prestige journalism produced by traditional media outlets.

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