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“We know journalism cannot bring about change on its own — but it can be a really effective piece of a bigger movement of actors and events that do bring about change.”
The majority of the site’s editorial staff resigned this morning, and the future of a much-anticipated watchdog for technology companies is very much in doubt.
Hint: It starts with impactful, inclusive journalism.
More Facebook Watch news shows are on the way — but is the effort worth it for all local publishers?
“We were able to demystify this black box, this algorithm that had very scary connotations, and break it down into what ended up being a very simple linear model.”
“When you diamond-mine, you basically mess up the resource if you go for the best stuff first.”
“This is all going on in my apartment. My kids were small and running around, there were always interns here. And then that spring, we were nominated for a really big award.”
The Nieman Foundation, with funding from the Abrams Foundation, will support up to three fellowships next year for U.S. journalists working in local news. The fellows will spend two semesters at Harvard, followed by up to nine months working in the field on a public service journalism project.
Scotland’s The Ferret has partnered with local newspapers to cross-publish its fact-checking stories and hosted workshops in more remote areas of the country, such as the Shetland Islands.