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Rich and poor people have different expectations of lifestyle journalism. But some of what they want is the same.
Now, expanding beyond its home base in southern Africa, Oxpeckers has been developing new tools to cover the illegal wildlife trade.
In Germany and the U.K., not a single publication studied had a top editor of color.
“There are fewer women in top roles than there are women in the profession as a whole — in line with previous research documenting vertical segregation in the news industry.”
“Our weekly Insider meetings are attended by the editor-in-chief, CEO, membership manager, product manager, support manager, developer, marketing and design team, with occasional drop-ins from finance and events team reps. Of the 10 regular attendees, only three of those positions existed before the decision to move into membership.”
More than a quarter of Kenyans and Nigerians surveyed said they had shared stories that they knew were made up.
“You can’t bridge mainstream to community media when the community doesn’t have the ability to present their reporting.”
“When you diamond-mine, you basically mess up the resource if you go for the best stuff first.”