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“If you’re looking for someone who has managed a local news organization through a global pandemic, you’re not going to find one. As an industry, we’ve weathered a lot, but this is all new.”
The company’s stock can’t fall much lower, but the questions surrounding America’s largest newspaper chain are beginning to multiply.
Plus: A podcast CEO gets indicted, the merits of coronavirus episodes, and too much tuna.
A focus on big-swing stories and “high-intensity, highly fraught journalism” let the magazine put up traffic and subscription numbers more expected from a top national newspaper.
With teenagers stuck at home thanks to the coronavirus, the Times is offering access to its journalism — with the hope of converting some into regular readers and, eventually, subscribers
The public is being kept out of government meetings, denied responses to record requests, and prevented from learning important facts about COVID-19 response.
A talented staff, good ideas, and some forward-thinking technology couldn’t overcome a muddled editorial vision — and the realities of how news sites make money in 2020.
Plus new research into algorithmic polarization, computational news discovery, gender differences in political news, and more.
“Reporters leave a ton in their notebooks. The book form really gives us a chance to expand the journalism.”