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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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Plus: Lowering paywalls during Sandy, the ongoing fallout from the BBC’s sex abuse scandal, and the rest of this week’s media and tech reads.
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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.
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Plus: The debate about free news and journalism quality, The New York Times’ labor conflict, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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The site wants your help assembling a database of television ad buys in swing states.
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Gage Skidmore is probably behind some of the photos of Republican politicians you’ve seen online. He shoots for credit, not for money.
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Plus: Ideas for newspapers’ reinvention, Apple’s user IDs hacked (maybe), and the rest of the week’s news in media and tech.
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Plus: Quote approval practices exposed, The New York Times’ new public editor, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news and talk.
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Algorithms can help, but more fundamentally, we need to figure out what we want a diverse pool of information to look like.
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