An interesting and wonderfully rambling interview with Tina Brown, done earlier this week at the Monaco Media Forum by our friend Larry Kramer, about her new incarnation with The Daily Beast. Asked how long before investor Barry Diller will want the site to start making money, Brown said: “In the end, there is no fixed time, but there certainly is an understanding that it will take time. The first thing he said to us was don’t take advertising immediately; first of all, find your audience, find your voice and then think about how you go and monetize it. We are far ahead of our plan, because we found our audience faster than we expected. Maybe that means we are expected to monetize it faster…”
The full video, embedded below. The full videos from the conference are here on YouTube.