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“In six months, I’d love to have done a couple of experiments, learn from them, and hopefully have had as many failures as successes.”
For ten months next year, these seven new fellows will be embedded with the teams of organizations like CORRECT!V, Frontline, and the Los Angeles Times.
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It’s a peer-to-peer program for regional newsrooms.
The speed gains are very real. But do publishers want to trade in the open space of what we’ve known as the web for yet another platform they have little control over?
The joint New York Times, Washington Post effort hopes to get a beta version of the yet-to-be-named product off the ground early next year.
“I’m not so much interested in specific skills as dispositions. Are we helping people be able to learn really fast, so when things do change they can move with it without completely freaking out?”
With $2.2 million in new funding from Knight, ProPublica will increase its Get Involved network, measure the success of news apps, and hold trainings for journalists.
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