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After her ouster as editor-in-chief, multiple funders say they are taking steps to “reassess” their support.
Yang’s core idea — that local journalism, increasingly unable to pay for itself, should be subsidized by the federal government — would broaden the range of policy proposals up for mainstream political debate.
The majority of the site’s editorial staff resigned this morning, and the future of a much-anticipated watchdog for technology companies is very much in doubt.
News organizations, book publishers, and even self-publishers with quick trigger fingers are all competing to squeeze the most value out of a PDF anyone can download for free.
NJ Spotlight and NJTV News may be onto a trend: “Really the quality of the journalism and business model made it viable for us and make it viable for the other legacy stations around the country.”
“I would love to be in 25 cities and I wish we could’ve lived up to that. The financial reality and the operational reality of it was not quite ready for that.”
The plan is “targeting marketers who are seeking brand-safe content and high-quality audiences that are difficult to find elsewhere.”
“Keep in mind that, especially in a campaign like this, tons of people talk about what we’re trying to do. So the idea that you can keep all these people on message all the time would be kind of totalitarian, right?”
Only 14 percent have paid for or given money to local news of any kind — print, digital, public radio pledge drive, anything — in the past year.