News startup The Messenger shutting down

Posted on AllSides January 31st, 2024
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The Messenger, a digital media company that launched less than a year ago, will soon shut down, according to multiple reports.

News of the startup’s plans to shutter was first reported by The New York Times on Wednesday, citing a person familiar with the decision.

The Hill has reached out to a representative for the outlet.

Last spring, founder Jimmy Finkelstein, who previously owned The Hill, told the Times and other media outlets his vision for The Messenger was one that he described as a “Washington Post, Daily Mail hybrid.”...

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