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How do you keep a focus on issues that may be “No. 6 on the list”? How do you make sustained progress on the things that may not impact the bottom line this quarter, but are important for the medium term?
That’s bad in ways you already know and in more ways you don’t.
“Think of all these sites as the digital, non-linear television arm of Univision.”
“We wanted to experiment with how we could use game play and video games within journalism.”
In a talk at MIT on Thursday, Sam Ford, who leads the center, explained its goals and gave an overview of some of its projects.
In the U.S., the number of full-time editorial cartoonists who hold staff positions might be dwindling, but the narrative of decline excludes a whole host of people stretching the form online in ways that weren’t possible just a few years ago.
“There’s a thematic through-line and a coherence that you get from reading the intro and the email all the way through. This is not something you’re going to create by just sending out a email RSS feed or using an algorithm.”
“It’s impossible to understand the future of this country if you don’t understand it bilingually. It makes no sense for us not to look at both languages.”
Many newspapers aren’t comfortable with ICIJ’s “radical sharing” concept.