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Articles by Sarah Scire

Sarah Scire is a staff writer at Nieman Lab. Previously, she worked at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and The New York Times.
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Deep dives! Extended chats! News bulletins! Microbulletins!
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Pinpoint, which uses AI and machine learning to help reporters sift through investigative materials, is part of the recently-released Journalist Studio.
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“There’s a fair amount of climate coverage that is like a commuter leaning on their horn, in a traffic jam. It’s very loud. It tells everyone around them something they already knew. And, at the end of the day, nobody’s moved anywhere.”