Andrew Sullivan is bringing in some serious cash so far. It’s been just a day since he announced that he was taking The Dish rogue and leaving The Daily Beast to gamble on a support from a direct subscriber model, and he has already gotten a third of a million dollars and close to 12,000 paid subscribers, he wrote on his blog today.
“Basically, we’ve gotten a third of a million dollars in 24 hours, with close to 12,000 paid subscribers (at last count). On average, readers paid almost $8 more than we asked for,” Mr. Sullivan wrote this afternoon. “To say we’re thrilled would obscure the depth of our gratitude and relief.” Read More