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“It came out of a sense that there were some really important topics with impacts on human beings that didn’t get as much coverage in traditional journalism sections and pieces.”
What was once a space characterized by scrappy upstarts is now a third-of-a-billion-dollar endeavor — but still with a lot of scrappy upstarts.
Other philanthropic efforts have focused on newsrooms or audiences. Hewlett is targeting the platforms.
“Memphis is a microcosm of what’s going on in a lot of urban centers around the country. It’s an extreme example of what happens when things go wrong and and aren’t fixed for a long time.”
“The potential for nonprofits to offer a radical alternative to commercial media is being lost.”
“We’ve gone down lots of experimental rabbit holes.”