Every VC funded online publication became a woke clickbait mill for a simple reason: the metrics told them this was the best performing type of content.
On Twitter, Wes Yang (@WesYang) posted a long thread explaining why online publications all use the same strategy. Lots of economics in here as well as some great strategic analysis. Threaded by @threadreaderapp. For information see ThreadReaderApp.com.
Mr. Yang writes for Tablet and other outlets. See his Twitter bio here.