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Articles by Laura Hazard Owen

Laura Hazard Owen is deputy editor of the Lab. She was previously the managing editor of Gigaom, where she also wrote about digital book publishing. She first became interested in paywalls and other Labby issues as a staff writer at paidContent.
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A guide for the slightly paranoid.
“Putting others’ words in quotation marks, to signal, ‘We don’t know if this is true, we’re just telling you what they said’ or even ‘Nudge, nudge, we know this isn’t true,’ is a journalistic cop-out.”
Lucie’s List has 360,000 subscribers and pulls in enough revenue to support a family and a staff in San Francisco.
Spurned by a network that wanted to own its own station in the market, WHDH has responded by offering 87 hours of local news a week. (Plus “Family Feud.”)
The column, which curates right-of-center perspectives for the site’s left-of-center audience, “gets across the idea that the divergence in values in this country is real and persistent.”
“The online news experience is a mix of deliberateness and serendipity,” a new report from Pew finds, noting that no one particular path to finding online news is dominant among users.
“People want their social feeds to reflect the best versions of themselves.”