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“This is truly a jointly owned responsibility among the business side and editorial.”
With annual revenue of $45 million and a staff approaching 200 people, ProPublica has been one of the big journalism winners of the past decade. And it’s been unusually willing to spread that wealth around the country.
For the first time ever, more online news sites produced Pulitzer finalists than newspapers did.
“Comparatively little of the attention around news and AI has focused on its impact on the future economic viability of our industry, and 2024 seems likely to be the year in which this changes.” Richard Tofel
“We plan to do more than simply expect that readers will find the story and find us. We plan to take the story to them.”
“Your newsroom should match the community. It’s the easiest thing to say, it’s very difficult to do.”
“We don’t have to turn around a whole big ship. We can try things.”
“Any national donor large enough to put out press releases that issues one about making a bunch of $25,000 grants is either trying to fool other people or themselves.”
“I’m not worried about the journalism. But if you don’t have the business and technical infrastructure to support the journalism, then it’s just not going to thrive.”
ProPublica’s plain language experiment is a first for a mainstream news organization. Disability experts say it shouldn’t be the last.