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After a false start, the unconventional team of algorithm investigators is ready to dive deep. “I’ve heard that we are tying our hands behind our backs, but there must be a way to engage an audience without subjecting readers to a surveillance ecosystem.”
Angwin is part of a new leadership team: Nabiha Syed, formerly associate general counsel at BuzzFeed, will be president, and Evelyn Larrubia, who was executive editor of Marketplace, will be managing editor.
After her ouster as editor-in-chief, multiple funders say they are taking steps to “reassess” their support.
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.
“Journalists in every field need to have more skills to investigate those types of decision-making that are embedded in technology.”
“I’ve long wanted to build a newsroom around this concept of pairing technical experts with journalists. So that is what this newsroom will be about.”
Can a Facebook Messenger bot used to collect stories from readers also double as a new form of storytelling? ProPublica thinks so.