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Ken Doctor: Six months after launching a local news company (in an Alden market), here’s what I’ve learned
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Columbia Journalism Review / Lauren Harris / Apr 20
“That’s the trouble for the press, too: the familiarity of tragedy: the tragedy of police brutality, gun violence, deaths from COVID-19. But tragedy is never so familiar as when it strikes you. Telling human stories takes special attention and time. And—as much as the context—it’s the specific humanity within each instance of crisis that must be foregrounded again and again and again and again, lest we lose sight of each loss in the overwhelming tumult of the crisis.”
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