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Research finds that protests about anti-black racism and indigenous people’s rights receives the least legitimizing coverage.
Unicorn Riot is just five years old, but this week’s unrest isn’t its first time covering protests against a police killing in the Twin Cities.
It wasn’t the first time Trump has tweeted something vile, but for the first time, Twitter did something about it.
The buyers say a lot of the right things. But since they seem to have no publishing experience, there’s no way to know what their plans are for the corporation, or for the newspaper.
The Canada-based network aims to take the best of newspaper chains for local digital publications — and leave the rest.
“This is about helping young people navigate what has always been a tricky industry to break into and that now faces unprecedented new challenges.”
The New York Times’ report comes on the heels of a dispiriting announcement from the American Society of News Editors that the group would be pausing its annual census.
Plus: More thoughts on Joe Rogan and Spotify, the BBC releases its annual plan, and Spotify is reportedly going after podcasts again.
“In one week in March, maybe two, the ground fell out from under live events.”