This Financial Times headline and the lede:
“Uber IPO woes stem from a lack of innovation”
“Replacing Travis Kalanick as chief sapped the company’s relentless drive”
And then the article begins:
“When Uber hired Dara Khosrowshahi in 2017, the company board was solving the wrong problem.”
Because its readers have paid for access online, or have bought its paper in print, its editors have no incentive to resort to the sort of attention-thuggery that most of the internet now relies on.
I’m no fan of a paywall-ed internet, but the ad-filled eyeball-grabbing model isn’t working.