Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tavi Gevinson on Why Rookie Had to End

By Rebecca Onion in Slate. 

"When Tavi Gevinson announced, in late November, that her beloved online teen magazine Rookie would end, she did it in an unusual editor’s note: more than 5,000 words detailing her efforts to keep the ship afloat, and the inner conflict the decision had sparked in her. It’s a remarkable document that should be assigned in courses about digital media, but the note— smart, funny, and painstakingly transparent—was also quintessentially and fittingly Rookie." 

Read the full piece here.


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