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Plus: What local news audiences really value, defining ‘precarious’ journalistic work, and what journalists say good newsroom leadership is.
“We want to meet the people where they’re at, whether that’s churches, neighborhood block clubs, salons, or barber shops.”
New research suggests people in the U.S. are, overall, good at identifying true political news headlines from fake ones — but there are some stark socioeconomic differences.
“Traffic to news sites through social media has dropped in recent years, and over half of adults over 65 don’t use social media at all. We wanted to build a way to get The City’s service journalism to New Yorkers who wouldn’t otherwise see it.”
The pandemic brought a massive effort to limit the spread of bad health information. Did it do more harm than good?
“It’s quite lazy to say that young people don’t care about news.”
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“We already expect quite a lot from the public in terms of media literacy to be able to navigate the contemporary information environment; the use of these technologies in news adds a whole other layer to that.”
“While you’re less at the whim of the algorithm, it’s still social media.”