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“If you took away advertising from the platforms we have currently, if you took away the need to addict people and harvest their data and keep them refreshing their pages, what would that experience look like?”
“I see my role as a sort of reinforcement editor, ensuring that the good stuff is always percolating to the top. Sometimes the news isn’t as neat as an algorithm wants to make it.”
“Why can’t we use the Cambridge Analytica [method] for good, to help people actually know good things?”
It might not be the sexiest journalism innovation, but WGBH is hoping to keep public radio and public television’s massive archives alive and useful by harnessing the power of dopamine.
Fintech company Thinknum has lots of interesting data to sell access to. Now it wants to build public-facing stories out of it.
“When we started there was no Twitter embed and no Instagram embed or Facebook embed. The idea of using the content that people post as raw material was novel.”
“Instead of thinking about having stories compete for limited space on the homepage, we’re trying to shift the conversation to a different understanding of our distribution.”
“We think that we need more coverage of people who are taking action to change their lives for the better, more reporting that sheds light on the forces they are up against.”