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CEO Supper Club: "An airplane can double its speed by pointing its nose at the ground"

By Sarah Lacy , written on June 7, 2013

From The News Desk

Here's the thing about media people. We all want there to be new models for journalism. Indeed, in this segment of our CEO Supper Club we all agree there's a comeback coming for content companies. But we're all such miserable SOBs that we pretty much hate anyone who attempts to do things differently.

In this post Jason Calacanis trashes Bleacher Report and it's "loser generated content"... (Don't worry, Bryan Goldberg, I've got your back.)

And in this one Paul Carr and others trash BuzzFeed, Forbes, and more. The take away? Growth isn't everything when it comes to content. You also have to have some semblance of credibility. As Calacanis says, these guys might be doubling traffic, "but an airplane can double its speed by pointing its nose at the ground."

(For more on BuzzFeed's strategy check out our PandoMonthly with Jonah Peretti, and for more on Forbes' strategy check out our PandoMonthly with Lewis Dvorkin.)