Grace Stanley

Grace Stanley is the Deputy Editor for the Daily Dot's sister publication for creators, Passionfruit. They were previously a newsletter editor and reporter for the Daily Dot and a social media editor for Nautilus Magazine. In a past life, they worked on film and TV productions by Robert Rodriguez's Troublemaker Studios, the Food Network, Austin Film Festival's 'On Story,' and more.

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Passionfruit newsletter: Is this the new IMDb for creators?

Maybe, but we have some unanswered questions.

On Feb 15, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: The creator economy’s child labor problem

With children entering the creator economy, states are grappling with updating outdated labor laws.

On Feb 7, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: A dream job is a job

A tidal wave of YouTuber retirements is leading many in the field to speak out about how this so-called dream job can take a toll.

On Jan 24, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Why tech layoffs matter for creators

Our tech brethren may seem to live in far-off ivory towers, but they really are our greatest allies.

On Jan 17, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Google appeals a decision that suggests it illegally refused to bargain with unionized YouTube music contractors

YouTube’s union battle with contractors is picking up steam.

On Jan 10, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Robot plagiarism

Can robots "plagiarize?" Do we even want them to be able to?

On Jan 8, 2024 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Here’s to holiday home videos

YouTube used to be a very different place when I was a kid.

On Dec 26, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Kill the hustle-bro in your head

Regardless of what internalized hustle culture might tell you, vacations and weekends are a good thing.

On Dec 20, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: A meta-review of 2023 trends reports

A highly subjective ranking.

On Dec 13, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: TikTok, the scapegoat

Politicians need to stop blaming TikTok for everything they think is wrong with America.

On Nov 21, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: The faux charitable endeavor of ‘Creator Funds’

Creators just want to get paid.

On Nov 15, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: The internet is trash. Who’s going to clean it up?

I’m tired of looking at it, just take it away, please?

On Nov 8, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: The cringeification of costumes

Certain subsections of the internet have an undying dedication to making people feel bad for their niche interests.

On Nov 1, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Is exclusivity dead?

The old media way of thinking about platform exclusivity is being recontextualized.

On Oct 25, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Passionfruit newsletter: Content feels trivial right now

You might be feeling like 'content' is pointless right now, or worse, in disregard for the ongoing global humanitarian crisis.

On Oct 17, 2023 by Grace Stanley