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“You know what? There doesn’t need to be data. We all know this to be true.”
Wealth from Asia isn’t being channeled into media development on anything like the scale seen in the U.S. and Europe: “It’s not just about the money. It’s about priorities.”
Girlboss redesigns its site to be as mobile-friendly as possible, hearkening back to the web’s first iterations in the name of speed.
New metrics specifically for news articles.
Plus: Problems with the First Amendment, fact-checking the fact-checkers, and how partisan newspapers’ circulations change depending on who’s in power.
Stations in our sample posted an an average of just over 50 percent local content, using an an extremely generous threshold for “local” content.
“When they wrote to us on Facebook Messenger to get the subscription, we got the feeling that this marked a big shift in their lives — going from teens to adults.”
Local news consortiums, labs, associations, and more.