Inside Politico’s Billion-Dollar Drama – The New York Times

Old resentments between Mr. VandeHei, Mr. Harris and Mr. Allbritton later overflowed. Mr. VandeHei, Mr. Allen, and the company’s chief revenue officer, Roy Schwartz, left Politico and founded the Axios newsletter, an instant success that became a serious competitor. This move put an end to what appears to be a close friendship between Mr. Allbritton …