Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Just showing our work isn’t enough
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged Spaceship Media (6)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
It was hard to recruit Republican woman (“SO many Democrat white women”), and following the news of the day felt PTSD-inducing to many. But aggressive moderation and the help of a few librarians made a potentially uncivil discussion a little more respectful.
“Whenever you have an individual interaction, a lot of the bluster, a lot of the generalizations, a lot of the group identifications fall away,” one participant in Pennsylvania said.
News organizations’ audiences are increasingly moving from public social media to closed or semi-closed platforms like WhatsApp, Discord, and Facebook Groups. But there are still opportunities for good reporting on the communities we cover.
“We think this will be a beacon of civility as the year progresses toward the midterms in this really polarized time.”
“Can we, as an established news company, create something that feels like a news startup focused around investigative and enterprise news, done for a social audience?”
With dialogue journalism, Spaceship Media aims to cover and dispel conflict without adding to it.