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“As with all our sites, we want to consistently follow up with how different forces are interacting in a fragile ecosystem.”
“Our audience gets really engaged when they can attach to a real person.”
“At other accelerators it’s: Hit a home run or you’re dead to us. Matter is trying to find this middle ground, being things that are mission-oriented, and something that can actually scale.”
Following the blueprint of Syria Deeply, the new Ebola-focused site hopes to deliver context and coherence in covering the spread and treatment of the virus.
The daylong summit on new models for supporting journalism examines how the Texas Tribune diversified its funding, the injection of venture capital and private wealth into media, and the future of philanthropy for news.
“It’s underreported, it’s highly consequential, and there are many layers of complexity,” says Lara Setrakian, Syria Deeply’s co-founder.
“The story-specific platform is a relief: profound by the nature of our content, calm by the focus of our mandate.”