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“I was tired of getting poked in the chest for not doing anything wrong. And it was like, ‘You know what? If you want to keep poking me in the chest, let me purchase this paper for what it’s worth.'”
“Being so close to bankruptcy made people realize that what we were offering them was a treasure, but it was pretty fragile.”
“Impact is often many years or miles away.”
Many Russians, in light of the Kremlin’s crackdown of independent media, are also turning to the messaging app for information.
CNN has called its new subscription-based service “the most important launch for CNN since Ted Turner launched the network in June of 1980.”
Its new app, FT Edit, will feature “a curated selection” of eight “deep-dive articles” each weekday morning at a price almost all of its readers can afford. But the ghost of NYT Now looms ominously nearby.
“It’s simple, fast, and gloriously free of baggage. It’s not what we’re not, it’s simply what we are. And anyone is free to use it.”
“Corporations continue to control access to materials that are in the library, which is controlling preservation, and it’s killing us.”
A few recent examples of journalistic defiance show that the Kremlin can’t guarantee full control over Russian journalists during the war.