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“Human cognition is inseparable from the unconscious emotional responses that go with it.”
PressPad has offered a few dozen media interns a free place to stay while they work in London. It’s now getting bigger — but also charging some of those interns £150 a week to help it become sustainable.
“There was a lot of convincing each other and bursting each other’s bubbles. You don’t want people to be too drunk on Kool-Aid or too cynical, as journalists tend to be.”
And do it in two languages. “The stories are bubbling up from the local reporters who are living and covering these beats and can tell them with the nuance, context, and perspective that brings an authenticity to the national audience.”
A “Behind the Story” explanation box attached to a news story sounds good in theory — but in practice, most people skip right over it.
By selling Berkshire Hathaway’s newspapers to Lee Enterprises, the world’s most successful investor is acknowledging the industry’s downhill slide is not near an end.