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Michael Maness leads the Journalism and Media Innovation program at Knight Foundation. Previously, he was Gannett’s vice president of innovation and design.
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“What is needed are newsrooms that can filter, verify, curate, and amplify social media for their audiences, in addition to journalists reporting in enterprising and contextual ways.”
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