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The rapid growth of Google and Facebook continues to take its toll on digital media companies.
The Guardian revamped its ask and its membership offerings — moving from 12,000 members in the beginning of 2016 to 300,000 today.
Political news reporting doesn’t seem to be holding up well as a business in the city-state. And it’s even harder when you’re seen as “alternative” media.
First Sinclair and now the Kochs are back. In an age of media free-for-all and massive deregulation, will fact-based journalism become an endangered species?
“The hope is that, if news organizations are more clear and transparent about what they’re doing, then users can make their own decisions.”
The platform focuses on ongoing support rather than one-time projects.
The tech giant is offering opportunities for students to work with eight different journalism organizations next summer, including us. The deadline to apply is January 15.
It’s not simply about preventing sexual harassment; it’s about also acknowledging that this is often a part of a sexist and unequal work environment.