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Other participants: Fire stations, and police departments, and schools.
“If people have broadband and can access digital news — which is still not a given here in the state — thinking that news can come from a digital outlet is something new to a lot in the state.”
“If it’s half of what we think it could be, then everyone here is going to reach more people with this subject of such critical importance here.”
“Getting things on air will reach the audience you’re looking to reach. Getting things online is important so people can find the work later.”
“While remixing the stories did not resonate every time, we did see positive results on the group of hard news stories where we altered the storytelling approach.”
“The reality is we do not have folks who are embedded in the communities they serve who actually are responsible for telling these stories.” ABC is making local hires as one step to try to fix that.
The real revolution in video news will be when someone, someday, figures out a way to make timely, high-quality, democratically useful news work natively on a streaming platform.
“Our goal is a newscast that is complementary to the commercial news”: Think important local issues, not car crashes and sports scores.
“It’s a great question because I don’t think we’re suddenly going to come up with some great gimmick and Millennials are going to flock to their TV to watch traditional newscasts.”