Nieman Foundation at Harvard
The Boston Globe revisits an infamous murder — and confronts its own sins along the way
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Articles by Taylor Lorenz

“We cannot allow rich and powerful creators to disguise themselves as grassroots or to seize power online in order to promote extremist ideology.”
“Successful independent journalists will realize how difficult it can be to strike the right balance between cultivating enough of an audience to effectively monetize and becoming beholden to their whims.”
“The exponential rise of influencer culture has shown how powerful having your own audience online can be.”
“As users migrate to these closed systems, they’re also shifting away from the type of broad-based algorithmic feeds packed with news and media content that were the hallmark of first-generation social media.”
“Because it produces better content, and because audiences that can go anywhere to get their news are increasingly demanding to be both informed and moved.”