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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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The digital business reporting outlet — think The Information for India — isn’t yet a year old and has paying subscribers in “the low to mid-1,000s.”
Previously, 10 percent of the Times’ articles were open to comments. With a tool called Perspective, from Google parent Alphabet’s tech incubator, to help evaluate comments in bulk, it’s shooting for 80 percent open to comments by the end of this year.
After helping five pilot news organizations together raise more than $1 million in six months, the News Revenue Hub has spun off into its own standalone organization.
It automated live tweeting the Indian Premier League cricket games, which spanned a month and a half and involved 60 different matches and around 200 players.
“We’d be happy to see a healthy portion of our budget paid for by the membership program.”
“Estaríamos encantados de ver una porción de nuestro presupuesto pagado por el programa de membresía”.