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Articles tagged Facebook Watch (11)

Even the most digital-native publishers cannot resist the siren call of a tote bag. But a membership pitch sounds different coming from a public radio station than from a private company with a billion-dollar valuation.
“The reality is we do not have folks who are embedded in the communities they serve who actually are responsible for telling these stories.” ABC is making local hires as one step to try to fix that.
“I was sensitive to saying, ‘Here I am, an outsider, a non-expert going to these places and saying I’m here to explain this.'”
More Facebook Watch news shows are on the way — but is the effort worth it for all local publishers?
From a single morning email, it’s grown into a multi-product brand that its fans can interact with throughout the day. “We’ve always said email was a marketing tool for us. The product expansions are always about making it easier to live a smarter life.”
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