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Archives: December 2015

“The most incisive journalism will be from newsrooms that have a diverse staff — and top leadership that reflects that diversity.” Kaeti Hinck
“Footage gathered by ‘citizen camera witnesses’ and professional journalists will increasingly be used to promote greater connection to and understanding of events, and to ultimately decrease the distance between the lives and experiences of others.” Valerie Belair-Gagnon & Taylor Owen
“Diversity is a no brainer; a change in this unbalance must happen.” Mariana Moura Santos
“The scenes of major news stories will also be scanned, and audiences will be walking around “inside” them rather than watching them on a screen.” Nonny de la Pena
“If the homepage has been the traditional ‘front page,’ ushering audiences into a brand and its offerings, now the article is the point of entry.” Mario García
“The caricature of a company with significant market power that is willfully indifferent and hostile to consumer privacy concerns is outmoded. Big privacy is coming.” Lauren Henry Scholz
“If journalists won’t take a stand for core liberties like free expression — and then be leaders in the campaign to save or restore them — we’ll be fit to call ourselves entertainers, and not much else.” Dan Gillmor
“If the substance of a thing is made of its relations with other things, a way to show that substance is to prove that these relations resist, that they are recalcitrant.” Juliette De Maeyer
“How does journalism evolve to cover news that is fundamentally different not just in how we operate, but also in how the topics we’re covering operate? Who is a newsmaker?” Hassan Hodges
“It’s not going to be easy to make more of the deep expertise from these vertical news organizations accessible to the most casual audiences. But that’s the work that awaits us in 2016.” Ryan Sholin