Nieman Foundation at Harvard
The future of local news is “civic information,” not “declining legacy systems,” says new report
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Poynter / Angilee Shah / Mar 5
“This exceptional group of volunteers has a simple mission: add more women journalists to Wikipedia. People of color are underrepresented and 90% of its contributors identify as male. The result is that on one of the most visited websites in the world — arguably the most visited site that is not a search engine, social media or commerce — less than 18% of English biographies are about women. “