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With traditional media facing scandal and a loss of trust, a new generation of digital-only news organizations is trying to fill the void.
Con medios de comunicación tradicionales enfrentando cuestionamientos y pérdida de credibilidad, una nueva generación de sitios noticiosos exclusivamente digitales está tratando de llenar el vacío.
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The New York Times, backing away from The Local, says it doesn’t make sense to pay its staff to be in the hyperlocal business. Adrienne LaFrance
Does the quest for balance in news stories open journalists up to claims of bias? It’s all about the framing. Jonathan Stray
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