Episode 38 - Being Optimistic with Delia Cai

  
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Hello and welcome to episode 38!

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Today we talked to Delia Cai, who is the proprietor of the wonderful Substack Deez Links and a growth and trends editor at Buzzfeed. We talked about go-to orders at Dimes, content strategy, why she’s optimistic about the future of the media, the pernicious feeling of needing to catch up to your peers, knowing when things reach their natural end, what it’s like to be in the Substack game, and much more. Arjun and Kevin also had the debate of the century: Vaccine posting etiquette. Thanks for listening.

Delia’s work mentioned in this episode:

The Small-Town America I Love Is The One I See At Football Games, Buzzfeed, 2017

Subscriptions start working for the middle, Neiman Lab, 2020

Newsletter internships = the new foot in the door?, Deez Links, 2021

finding asian joy on (duh) tiktok, Deez Links, 2021


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