The Verge Puts Journalistic Independence Into Employees' Contracts

4 February 2013

Greg Sandoval:

The Verge also won me over by providing something of great value to me. I possess a written guarantee from management that nobody from the business side of the company will ever have any authority over my stories. Long before I arrived, The Verge committed itself to editorial independence.

Topolsky has mentioned independence as a key part of his philosophy of The Verge many times before. It’s great news to hear these aren’t empty words; it is codified into contracts.

I love The Verge.