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Can U.S. journalism truly serve global audiences? Not if it treats them like an afterthought
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“We all grew up with All the President’s Men. You don’t want to take away from the power of that moment and the press holding the administration accountable. But we have to think, why was there not a Black person or a woman on that team?”
“Our goal is to reenergize demoralized readers and listeners who’ve given up on civic involvement amid all the vein-popping vitriol.”
Hong Kong’s sedition laws were introduced in the early 20th century and had been unused since the 1970s. Now they are being used to charge Apple Daily and Stand News journalists.
“The bureaucrats we interviewed said that, in some circumstances, sudden and intense news coverage did increase levels of humanitarian aid — regardless of whether or not the crisis merited it.”
The biggest news story of all time doesn’t quite fit our working definition of news, and hence is going remarkably undercovered.
“Optics is part of politics, which makes wardrobe choices fair game in many news stories, and not just in those featuring women.”
“[T]he way that food media was being presented to us, in prior years, was through a lens that was incredibly myopic, unimaginative, and formulaic.”
I just want to know if I’d actually be alone.
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A look around the internet suggests the FTC hasn’t scared news orgs into immediately changing the options they offer online.