2-Jan-21 It was a record year for Loop North. More than 187,000 people visited the news site, according to Google Analytics. That is a 90 percent increase from 2019 and the most ever since Loop North started in 2007.
Of 187 stories published in 2020, serial entrepreneur Howard Tullman wrote our most-viewed article, a column that predicts a dark future for transportation giant Uber.
Uber is overmatched, outgunned, and trying to play catch-up in spaces where theres barely room to maneuver between the big guys, wrote Tullman in August. It feels like [Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi] is playing checkers on a chess board. Or, in more appropriate chess jargon, its zugzwang. A chess position where any move loses.
Real estate dominated the top ten, again, represented by five stories. Other topics popular with Loop North readers in 2020 included the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath of rioting in late May.
Top ten most-viewed stories of 2020...