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“The daily newspaper reporter might say, ‘You’re a community journalist, that’s so cute.’ But the fact is we’re professional and have our own organization.”
“Things that were on the fires-and-car-accident side of things would get a lot of pageviews, but didn’t seem to have lasting impact on the way that people live their lives around here.”
Though local news will be a focus, this program won’t be exclusively for local news publishers.
Local news consortiums, labs, associations, and more.
“Don’t substitute the word ‘interest’ for ‘value.’ People might be interested in a car crash, but don’t value it enough to pay for it.”
It’s become unusually ingrained into the local news ecosystem for a statewide nonprofit news outlet. “Every time we get two nickels rubbed together, I hire another reporter.”
“Nobody goes into journalism because they want to cater to advertisers and deliver them as many eyeballs as possible.”
“We could use Sunday print to boost us into the stratosphere, to get us into a stable orbit where we can launch other things.”