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From ad monetization to cable carriage, there’s a battle going on over the ways Russia gets its messaging out.
“Issues that seem really intractable at the national level often aren’t at the local level. That’s why we think there’s a lot of opportunity for coverage there.”
The AP’s NFT marketplace is still up; a “commemorative NFT” by Anja Niedringhaus, the German AP photojournalist who was killed in Afghanistan in 2014, is being resold for $1.5 million.
Lists, liveblogs, maps.
News organizations’ “attempts to keep audiences hooked through apps, newsletters, notification schemes and other things are an adaptation to an infrastructure not under their direct control.”
“[Labeling] was the major intervention that Facebook said it was going to do, and it hasn’t done it.”
“While we continue to do stories that hold our elected officials and community leaders accountable, we know that this is not the most pressing concern for someone who is going through the eviction process.”
“They get nothing out of it except a primitive sort of mental exercise.”
“Quartz Africa will be aimed not only at readers on the continent, but also readers in the African diaspora and investors and entrepreneurs around the world who are interested in Africa.”