Vox Conversations
Vox Conversations
Nov 18, 2021
The highs and lows of the "creator economy"
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Vox's Rebecca Jennings talks with Taylor Lorenz, tech culture reporter for the New York Times, about the creator economy: what it is, who's in it, and why more people are paying attention to it. They also talk about the hidden toll of running your own individual media company, the elusive term "cheugy," and the perils of reporting on internet culture and becoming (as Taylor occasionally has) part of the story.

Host: Rebecca Jennings (@rebexxxxa), senior correspondent, Vox

Guest: Taylor Lorenz (@TaylorLorenz), technology reporter, New York Times


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This episode was made by: 

  • Producer: Erikk Geannikis
  • Editor: Amy Drozdowska
  • Engineer: Paul Robert Mounsey
  • Deputy Editorial Director, Vox Talk: Amber Hall
  • Vox Audio Fellow: Victoria Dominguez

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