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And do it in two languages. “The stories are bubbling up from the local reporters who are living and covering these beats and can tell them with the nuance, context, and perspective that brings an authenticity to the national audience.”
The two companies are now one, and they’ll soon launch a service similar to Outlier’s Detroit project in Milwaukee.
And hopefully to make some good TV along the way. Kary Antholis’ site Crime Story uses “a much more thematic, character-driven way of exploring these stories than how traditional media might pursue.”
“On this one issue, we’ve decided to drop the guns and share consistently.” “Our readers are getting 10 times more stories about climate change than they otherwise would.”
“Do something different and do it together.”
“It’s about cutting through the apathy that a lot of people have about tech because it feels mysterious, letting people know there are decisions and changes you can make to your behavior that will feel empowering to people.”
Under a conservative government that restricted press freedom, Newstapa became a favorite of Korean liberals who backed its lonely fight. But when a more liberal president took charge, some of those donors weren’t too keen on its investigations.
“If a state can’t see itself reflected in the national political story, that’s a problem.”