Vox Media is the hottest thing in Internet these days. Back in July, Vox.com, the media conglomerate’s open-source blog for rising high school seniors who spend their free periods in the library, announced a series of job openings, including “race and identity editor” and “staff writer, foreign.”
Vox Dot Com is a website comprised of smart thinkers asking tough questions and creating optimized data-driven content sponsored by some of America’s most noble corporations, such as Wal-Mart and Goldman Sachs.
The website is part of Vox Media, which has attracted hundreds of millions of dollars worth of seed capital and investments from large media firms such as Comcast (Market cap: $140 billion) , the awful cable monopoly everyone hates and the parent company of NBCUniversal.
Vox has written an insightful explainer on why buying a certain brand of shoe doesn’t necessarily make you a good person. The piece also, perhaps unintentionally, explains a lot about the young liberal hipsters who read Vox.