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Articles by Shan Wang

Shan Wang is a staff writer at the Lab. She previously worked in editorial at Harvard University Press, and has reported for Boston.com and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. One of the first news stories she ever wrote was about Muggle Quidditch for The Harvard Crimson. She was born in Shanghai, grew up in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and is a Ray Allen devotee.
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“There’s a reason the group’s called PostThis — we want people to take stories we share there and actually post them to their own networks.”
The outlets — El País, the Guardian, Le Monde, and Spiegel Online — represent four countries that are each their own case study for the next chapter of the migration story, on the changing face of Europe, and how these newcomers are welcomed.
“There are a lot of ways to define ‘community.’ We know it can be built around geography. But there should also be a community of people who care about climate, a community of people who care about criminal justice.”
The closed discussion platform shuts out the noise of Twitter’s eggs and trolls and is betting on — gasp! — the value of government and media elites talking to one another.
At MisinfoCon, stopping “fake news” wasn’t the only focus: Issues from news literacy to newsroom standards and reader empathy to ad revenue were all up for discussion.