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What makes people avoid the news? Trust, age, political leanings — but also whether their country’s press is free
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Archives: October 21, 2019

Just as blogging allowed a new cadre of journalists to work outside established news organizations in the early 2000s, the email newsletter boom has done the same in local communities. “This is more than 40 hours a week for far less than minimum wage. To be frank, it’s exhausting. I only do it because it’s so important.”
Your iPhone is very good at directing your attention. What if it could be a little bit better at directing it toward news?