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“You need Google to stay in this. Otherwise, it devastates the entire industry.”
“No single variable is more predictive of whether someone consistently avoids news than their level of interest in politics and civic affairs.”
Few newspapers still employ full-time cartoonists. But some digital outlets are turning to the art form.
Manasseh Azure Awuni, founding editor-in-chief of The Fourth Estate, on the challenges faced by journalists in his native Ghana and beyond.
Haaretz, an independent daily newspaper, has been publishing since 1919, and has frequently been the target of right-wing administrations.
That an AI model was trained on copyrighted material does not make all of the model’s outputs a copyright violation.
She’s a billionaire, transforming the music industry in real time. Few living celebrities have her scale of cultural influence. Shouldn’t someone be, at least, attempting to look without fear or favor to see if she’s keeping her side of the street clean?
Until the early 1960s, TV news was seen as a loss leader.
In an era where the “easy money” is gone, celebrity sluggers are beyond reach, and commercial outfits are pulling back, public radio orgs can win by leaning into data and ideas that helped them create the art form.
“I don’t want to make ‘positive news.’ At the same time, we have a real responsibility toward our young readers to not completely depress them.”