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The Engaging News Project want to know if that and other small cues and prompts can encourage people to seek points of view different from their own.
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“Journalists have to consider how American politics has changed since modern journalism first formulated the conventions and norms for covering politics.”
After 13 months, The New York Times this week discontinued its elections app rather than turn it into a general politics app. Here’s what they learned along the way. Adrienne LaFrance
The NYU professor and scholar talks about his intellectual influences, how he thinks the press did in 2012, and how much of an audience there’ll be for civic-minded journalism. Joshua Benton
Sociologist Herbert Gans argues it’s time for political reporting to stop focusing solely on the elites and experiment with new models for bottom-up journalism.
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Nate Silver’s number-crunching blog is perceived as a threat by some traditional political reporters — but its model has lessons for all journalists.