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“Before we even had a website, we launched our texting service in both neighborhoods, and in both English and Spanish for West Dallas.”
The AP’s NFT marketplace is still up; a “commemorative NFT” by Anja Niedringhaus, the German AP photojournalist who was killed in Afghanistan in 2014, is being resold for $1.5 million.
“They get nothing out of it except a primitive sort of mental exercise.”
NPR sells itself on the idea that it’s a public broadcasting network. But, Christopher Chávez argues in a new book, that hasn’t fully included Latinx listeners.
Value and profitability are not the same. Originality and financial viability are generally not related.
Newsletter signups went up 60% following the news startup’s wall-to-wall coverage of the Marshall Fire. “We will not survive if we’re not meeting the information needs of our community. It’s not a side project we have. It’s just who we are.”
“We counted all the native advertisements between 2014 and 2019 we could find from The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.”
Co-founders Akoto Ofori-Atta and Lauren Williams raised $9 million, including $95,000 from 550 small donors, to found the news startup after leaving leadership positions at The Trace and Vox.