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“We have a role that is almost like an NGO. We build and open databases, break with the exclusivist paradigm — we even train competitors!”
“There’s a reason the group’s called PostThis — we want people to take stories we share there and actually post them to their own networks.”
“We’re trying to make it more convenient for people to get more of the big picture of local news.”
Its chief content officer: “My message has been, any journalist at any of our papers can come up with a great idea, something that we think is scalable, we will help them scale it.”
“Imagine all the wildly different services you could deliver with a building full of writers and developers.”
In Wisconsin, the state’s largest newspaper has committed itself to tough watchdog, investigative reporting. It’s led to journalistic success and respect from its audience.
Five years after launch, ProPublica’s Stephen Engelberg and Richard Tofel reflect on the nonprofit’s early days, getting readers involved in investigations, and the health of nonprofit journalism.
“There’s a fiction perpetuated by narcissists like me that investigative reporting is the province of a few heroic lone wolves who use their superpowers to single-handedly expose and topple evildoers. Nonsense.” Stuart Watson