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Newsrooms are struggling to apply traditional ideas about objectivity to the current moment, and some journalists are being caught in the middle.
The Carnegie Commission on Educational Television’s 1967 report established the framework for the modern system of public television and radio — and prompted the first political fights over its future.
The show is “about understanding the values that we hold and how we want to be — what are our shared hopes and dreams for who we want to be in the world and how are we seen,” says WNYC CEO Laura Walker.
“We wanted to find out more about what NPR could offer for kids.”
“We are trying to be very conscious that pulling a lever in one place has an impact elsewhere.”
More than 6 million users checked out the factcheck, sending record traffic (especially on mobile) to the site.
60dB, named for the volume at which a human speaks and founded by a former Planet Money reporter and two others with backgrounds at Netflix, is being teased as a “service for high-quality, short-form stories.”
With its BizLab project, the radio station has launched experiments in product management, station analytics, and blockchained music — all tying together today in a email-based podcast about exercise.
Plus: Best of Car Talk will sign off next year, the early days of podcasts in France, and the value of dedicated spaces for local podcast recording.
“The news can be pretty divisive, especially in an election year like the one we’re having now. So how do you create spaces where people can find some common ground?”