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Things are almost as bad when it comes to the hiring of people of color: The share of POC working in American newsrooms is up 2.9 percent since 2001.
Worry is universal — but a quarter of publishers surveyed said their revenues are going up, not down.
Plus: Gimlet gets more transparent about diversity, IAB tweaks its podcast upfront, and SoundCloud shrinks.
“Nostalgia provides reassurance and self-gratification, but it is also intellectually and socially stultifying. It is time to move on, make sense of the present by learning from history, not by clinging to it, in order to help shape more productive futures.”
“La nostalgia, tanto en el periodismo como en la academia, no es productiva; el presente está maduro para reflexionar sobre el pasado como una vía para imaginar nuevos futuros”.
“We don’t want this to be a headline about ‘X number of jobs were lost this year in journalism.’ We kinda know that, unfortunately.”
Plus: S-Town launches; the Missing Richard Simmons post-game; an argument for diversity in podcasts goes wrong.
Plus: Using TV’s playbook to pitch podcasts to advertisers, moving from magazines into audio, and a Slack experiment aims to make Gimlet’s core listeners feel engaged.
Plus: Shutting down a podcast after 11 years, Scripps tries out a new model, and Radiotopia picks its finalists.
“With other social networks, it’s all about pushing as much content as possible, hoping that one will catch. Reddit is focused on single stories, rather than every single story or even the most recent story.”