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The podcast More Than This had a challenge. How could they recreate the emotions, pacing, and atmosphere of their episodes without using any audio?
“‘Breakthrough’ is the one that leaps out to me because there so rarely is a breakthrough.”
American journalists look less and less like the country they cover — in terms of race, class, and background. We need to expand the pool of people who can enter the industry, and an idea from K-12 education might help.
“You could spend hours a day on our home page and read seemingly everything that our newsroom produces and not come across much of our audio. That has increasingly felt odd to us.”
The Devil Strip’s board of directors said on Tuesday that the site had run out of money and needed to raise $75,000 to rehire staff — but didn’t explain how things got so bad in the first place.
“NFTs are the newest form of digital content. Structurally, that fits with Dirt’s scope.”
“At the end of the day travel journalism is service journalism and so you need to do a service to your readers who are very diverse.”
“We found, surprisingly, that no single feature of a headline’s writing style makes much of a difference in forecasting success.”