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Rise of the news DJs
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July 22, 2009, 6:54 p.m.

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Rise of the news DJs
“For an increasing subset of readers, ‘articles’ will be as invisible as CSS code.”
The future-of-journalism crowd stops ignoring local TV news
“The reality is that people of color in the U.S. are more likely to turn to TV news for local information than they are newspapers or digital-first local news.”
Journalism prepares for a post-search, post-social future
“The loss of reach for news publishers comes with a loss of visibility, which is likely to hit new, digital-born journalism organizations the hardest.”