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Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
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“She wrote a fabulous piece that did incredibly well and I think there’s no way on earth that (a) she would have submitted or (b) it would have run, before we started this stuff. It got more than double the usual number of pageviews for an opinion piece.”
“We are done pandering to the egos of change-resistant influential men in the hope that our gentle lead will eventually encourage them to join us on a meander toward gender equality in the news business.”
Across 11 countries studied, 41 percent of bylines were male, 23 percent female.
Only 20 percent of the FT’s subscribers were women. Now the paper is doing a lot of things to change that.
“We’re thinking about our voice as an empathetic older sister who happens to be an OB-GYN.”
“We are helping serve the need for women to take a break, relax, and recharge.”
“Our favorite thing is to be able to see people start conversations among themselves without us participating at all. That’s the kind of space we want to build.”
“Our audience gets really engaged when they can attach to a real person.”