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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.
Former Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile hopes he’s found something at the intersection of ethical adblocking and news-flavored digital wellness. “It’s not just ‘Can you get rid of ads,’ but ‘What does a better internet look like?'”
“Trust is the No. 1 value that these news organizations have.”
“Deep-dive, evidence-based reporting that exposes gender inequity and injustice, and reveals surprising and original stories on the issues that most deeply affect women’s lives, from health care to the economy.”
But comparing grant money to advertisers trying to sway coverage seems a bit much.
“As we build out that newsroom, how do we prioritize people who have experience serving info needs in communities across disciplines?”