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“It certainly takes courage to speak — but it takes a different kind of courage to be silent, to listen, to trust, and speak when the time is right.”
The NYU professor and scholar talks about his intellectual influences, how he thinks the press did in 2012, and how much of an audience there’ll be for civic-minded journalism. Joshua Benton
“Rather than the public being eclipsed or forgotten, there are instead too many publics.” C.W. Anderson
There’s too much news for anyone to consume. Three key words should determine who gets served what: Interest, effects, and agency.
The tech-industry news site forces journalists to think about concepts of objectivity, transparency, audience, and why they do what they do. C.W. Anderson
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