In 2016, we were forced to lay off 40% of our staff. Over the next year, we fought our way to profitability. Then Facebook killed 40% of our traffic. We fought our way back to profitability again. I started the Daily Dot hoping to help save journalism, and I think there is more opportunity in journalism at this moment, in the midst of the smouldering ruins, than ever before in my lifetime. Come tell me I’m crazy.
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