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“For me, social media is the purest way of doing service journalism.”
“The reason I have to have undercover voters is because social media sites won’t — and to some extent, can’t — tell you exactly what they’re recommending every single voter.”
Frustration over a lack of transparency has been amplified by the newsroom’s status as “the gold standard of nonprofit journalism” and a role model other outlets have been encouraged to follow.
“There’s no point in making a wonderful website or an amazing app if people aren’t going to the website or downloading the app.”
The report also finds “warning signs” over editorial independence in responses from newsrooms.
“I believe, if we do our job as well as we can, we’re going to make sports fans into even bigger sports fans, and we’re going to make people who aren’t yet sports fans into sports fans.”
“It takes away a little bit of anxiety about pursuing a degree in journalism if you know that there is a path through which the cost can be covered.”
One new AP Stylebook entry cautions journalists to avoid “language that attributes human characteristics to these systems.”