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“What does it mean for a diverse group of young Southerners to be producing content that is read by mostly white folks — and white folks that are older than them?”
“Highly emotionally provocative information stands a stronger chance of lingering in our minds and being incorporated into long-term memory banks.”
Astonishingly, history might argue that Sam Zell was only the third-worst owner in recent Tribune history.
“The Reader hasn’t turned a profit in ages, although revenue is said to be up almost 50 percent this year.”
Three researchers argue the dangers of deepfakes are overblown, but they will still require journalists to give thought to how they handle unconfirmed information.
Plus: The New York Times thinks you’re a nobody, Spotify wants you to Discover Podcasts Weekly, and a U.K. election sparks a mini-boom.
The nation’s second-largest newspaper company had paid off most of its old debt and still generates positive cashflow. But it might head to bankruptcy anyway so investors can get paid.