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“The primary cleavage in news readership is not liberal vs. conservative. It’s news junkie vs. non-news junkie.”
Plus a look back at some Inauguration Day digital innovations of the recent past.
The stated mission is big: raising the economic intelligence of the country. “It’s our job to do more of that storytelling, but also to think more about how we are telling the story outside the traditional audience of public radio.”
“By inviting in anybody who covers these things and letting them be participants and part of the conversation, the bar gets raised for everybody.”
The 109-year-old publication’s digital future will be based around a voice that is “calm and fact-based and fundamentally constructive, and assumes that our readers are looking to have a fundamentally constructive approach to the news.”
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“For all the progress we have made, we still have not built a digital business large enough on its own to support a newsroom that can fulfill our ambitions.” This new internal report outlines how the Times aims to improve its journalism to help do just that.
The Times released the report on Tuesday, and Media Twitter is already dissecting its every word.