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“Sometimes a story was literally just a YouTube video that they were linking to.”
Hot dog recipes via polls, coloring-book pages via screenshot, and public transit debates via the Q&A feature in the Enquirer’s creative Instagram Stories.
Though local news will be a focus, this program won’t be exclusively for local news publishers.
“There is no Wirecutter for low-income individuals.” Fiona Morgan and Jay Hamilton talk about their research into information ecosystems and the media market.
A bet on live video, a busy news year, and maximizing staff talents let the Alexander City Outlook increase its digital ad revenue 80 percent in a year’s time.
The dollar amount isn’t huge, and it will barely put a dent in the crisis of local news. But it’s also an official statement that communities’ information voids are a problem worthy of government attention.
More Facebook Watch news shows are on the way — but is the effort worth it for all local publishers?