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Slow news has been pitched as a way to break through the noise and reach audiences exhausted by the daily headlines. But it’s still fast-news junkies who are most attracted to it, this new research finds.
The Correspondent is hiring a total of five full-time journalists.
“This represents five full-time correspondents working in different parts of the world, as well as at least five freelancers each month.”
I analyzed six months of articles on De Correspondent to get a hint of what we might see on the English-language site. What I found didn’t always match the marketing.
“We screwed up,” The Correspondent said in a tweeted statement.
“They’re really good at the PR thing, and it really feels like gaslighting. They were like, ‘Well, we never promised a U.S. newsroom.’ I was like: Wait, did I just imagine all this?”
“Keep in mind that, especially in a campaign like this, tons of people talk about what we’re trying to do. So the idea that you can keep all these people on message all the time would be kind of totalitarian, right?”
An interview with researcher C.W. Anderson: “You do have to wonder how long we can keep up before people have a nervous breakdown.”