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“The New York Times, The Washington Post, and ProPublica, among others, have risen to the national occasion. But they can’t be expected to grapple with the real, transcendent issues state by state, community by community.”
“The presidential campaign always propels us to try formats that attempt to put the torrent of news into context.”
Flipping the Q&A into an A&Q: “Where are the interesting, unresolved, complex, nuanced questions?”
Did blogging win, influencing the shape of all online media? Or is there room in 2015 for a reinvigoration of what the form — personality, connection, conversation, context — once promised?
“We missed the kind of writing it represents. We missed the kind of audience engagement it represents.”
It wants to be a “real-time magazine” on the web, connected to its print heritage. But stripping out the visual noise won’t please everyone.
After jobs at Talking Points Memo, Yahoo, Frontline, and The Atlantic, Andrew Golis, new general manager of The Wire, is ready to share the three pillars of a strong media brand.
“Investigative journalism may have pride of place within the mythology of American news, but that’s not really what journalists have been up to, by and large.”