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Archives: December 2018

“We need a vision for a new journalism, and a clear path to supporting and sustaining it in a world where consensus can no longer be taken for granted.” An Xiao Mina
“His reporters are usually maxed out with news from yesterday and today. But those daily stories rarely are the ones readers bring up when they stop him at the park.” Steve Myers
“The model of a one-size-fits-all paywall can work at a national level, but for local sites, a more crafty approach will have to take hold.” Don Day
“The notion that a network is going to spot raw talent and scoop it up, making you wealthy (or at least wealthy by podcast standards) and famous (or at least famous by podcast standards) is a myth.” Eric Nuzum
“Already mobile-tethered and expecting content on demand, young people are a prime audience for this evolution of audio-based news.” Rodney Gibbs
“Every time a free tool goes freemium or a platform closes because it can’t make money, we’ve got an issue. What’s going to happen to the stories that tool feeds?” Glyn Mottershead and Martin Chorley
“It’s not that those in charge now don’t know there are problems. It’s that they too often respond with versions of ‘Yes, but we can’t fix it,’ ‘Yes, but it takes time to fix it’ — or worse, a denial that it’s their problem to fix in the first place.” Angilee Shah
“We in the news industry are notoriously bad at good business practices. Management, training, and company culture. Learning and implementing new processes for getting things done. Testing. Communicating internally. You know, acting like we’re professionals.” Dave Burdick
What was produced will take a back seat to the all-important question of who was informed and how it served them.” Hearken
“Our strength is that we see things in a different way, and the challenge is to not lose that perspective as we gain power. We may wear nicer suits now, but at heart, we’re still misfits.” P. Kim Bui