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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.”
Nextdoor is overlooked as a player in misinformation, and to address “vaccine hesitancy” in America, you might want to start at the neighborhood level, where hesitancy has grown into militancy.
One user: “I do not want to stay in touch with avoidable contacts in Dubai or London. I want to know who lives in my neighborhood and wants to get to know these people.”
News organizations’ audiences are increasingly moving from public social media to closed or semi-closed platforms like WhatsApp, Discord, and Facebook Groups. But there are still opportunities for good reporting on the communities we cover.
Plus: Self-censorship in the media’s coverage of drones, Time Warner’s possible magazine sales plans, and the rest of the week’s news about the future of news.