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“Our big premise is, we’re trying to be an open news desk for the internet. At the end of the day, we’re just trying to fuel a healthier, more open ecosystem of journalism.”
Cafébabel’s articles — all of which are available in multiple languages — inhabit a Europe where Italians might care about a climate policy issue in Portugal or Spaniards might be interested in an up-and-coming artist from Switzerland.
Using its Crowd Newsroom platform, the German nonprofit teamed up with Ruhr Nachrichten, the daily newspaper in the city of Dortmund, to get residents to enter information on canceled classes in schools.
“Ours is a system that neither Adam Smith nor Karl Marx — not even Travis Kalanick — can figure out for us.”
Temos um sistema que nem Adam Smith, nem Karl Marx – nem sequer Travis Kalanick – podem compreender por nós.
Medium is launching an ambitious project to locate the passengers of a boat that disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea.
EncuentrosMortales.org, the counterpart to the English-language FatalEncounters.org, wants to provide a comprehensive national database of undocumented immigrants killed through interactions with law enforcement.
How do you build an audience for a project tracking Americans killed by police? For The Guardian U.S.’ audience team, it’s a mix of community building, technology, and focused attention.