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“We believe for local news to have a future, it has to be built for people when they truly need information before it is built for people when they are just curious.”
The business case for diversity and inclusion in newsrooms is important, but emphasizing the moral case is required for real and lasting change.
The two companies are now one, and they’ll soon launch a service similar to Outlier’s Detroit project in Milwaukee.
“Because journalism is not The New York Times, or BuzzFeed, or the Miami Herald. When you strip everything down to its essential function, journalism is a system for collecting, synthesizing, verifying and distributing news. Everything else is just form.”
Pulse, a project launched by Sarah Alvarez and Andrew Haeg, aims to help news organizations text their communities to find out.
“I was not satisfied with covering low-income communities for a higher-income audience. I wanted to cover issues for and with low-income news consumers.”