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“This is what it is to do journalism in tech — in an online world. It’s time to put the typewriters down and fire up the VPN and get out there and do your job.”
Can any of the lessons of The Daily’s success be carried over into your inbox?
“I think how wasteful is it that most journalists throw away or never use or don’t pass on any of their notes or records. Everyone that comes behind them does the research all over again…I think many great stories are sitting out there in the data, but it’s just too tiresome to go through all of it. People just give up.”
State law might be able to support the funding of local news the way it supports the funding of local libraries.
Plus: Luminary survives its first year, a 10-minute podcast rooted entirely in spite, and why limited-run audio docs are in a particularly tough spot.
The momentum in the newspaper industry is all towards consolidation, chains merging into megachains. But it’s their very size that hurts them when seeking federal stimulus dollars.
“We used to say trustworthy information is important to democracy. And now we should say trustworthy local information is a matter of life and death.”