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“We are bringing onto this platform — where people usually talk about their lost cat or that they’re looking for an apartment — serious news content sparking a new kind of conversation.”
“Archiving materials still matters even in our digital age, primarily if the stories you explore provide a counter-narrative to the dominant society.”
“Traffic to news sites through social media has dropped in recent years, and over half of adults over 65 don’t use social media at all. We wanted to build a way to get The City’s service journalism to New Yorkers who wouldn’t otherwise see it.”
The precarity of local news outlets has left them with “little to no access to capital.” A new report imagines what state and local government, philanthropies, and community-minded institutions could do to change that.
“I wouldn’t want any readers to get the impression that we have, like, millions of dollars in venture capital that we’re [spending on] sushi Thursdays.”
The passage of the law especially benefits freelance workers who live outside of New York but are contracted by companies in the state. Hanaa' Tameez
Questions from readers ranged from basic (What’s ranked choice voting?) to skeptical (Why are we even doing this?) to strategic (How can I optimize my ballot so that [Candidate X] doesn’t win?).
This summer, a team of students is testing whether a database-driven, structured journalism model can work well on topics like urban policing and Uber.