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Articles by Hanaa' Tameez

Hanaa’ Tameez is a staff writer at Nieman Lab. Before starting here, she worked at WhereBy.Us and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Crave the smell of barbecue? Love your kids? Won a Pulitzer? None of it seems to move the needle on how your readers perceive your work.
“You build trust through listening and through recognizing other people’s knowledge…In order to build trust, you have to believe what people tell you.”
“On most days of the week, I’m competing with them.” But when the situation’s right, local news outlets are using one another to augment their own resources.
It’s not just the real news media partisans think is rooting for the other team — it’s the fake news media too.
The New York Times, BuzzFeed, HuffPost, El País, and others have all retrenched from the country in various ways recently. But Business Insider sees potential in reaching younger, upwardly mobile Mexicans.
And do it in two languages. “The stories are bubbling up from the local reporters who are living and covering these beats and can tell them with the nuance, context, and perspective that brings an authenticity to the national audience.”