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“We feel like we have to create the future of media, as we advocate for the people who work in it.”
Our research found that Democrats and Republicans held genuine but different beliefs, not just about values or policies, but about basic facts.
“Many of our interviewees had little direct experience with news, yet they ‘knew’ they could not trust it, or found it boring, or that it was part of a shady system intended to hide important matters from them.”
“The more often participants had heard a statement, the more likely they were to attribute it to Consumer Reports rather than the National Enquirer.”
Gannett said it will “make its workforce as diverse as the country by 2025 and to expand the number of journalists focused on covering issues related to race and identity, social justice and equality.”
“What we can say from prior research is that these sorts of laws do, in fact, chill a broad range of public communication, and that is where the problem lies.”
For more than a decade, handing 30 percent of subscription revenues to the tech giants has just been the cost of doing business. A gaming fight could unlock new ways to pay.
“We’ve always joked that we should print out our articles and hand them out door to door, so we could talk to our readers, and this is kind of like doing that.”