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“Reputation is trust. And transparency creates an exchange where trust can grow.” Sue Cross
Frustration over a lack of transparency has been amplified by the newsroom’s status as “the gold standard of nonprofit journalism” and a role model other outlets have been encouraged to follow.
Readers “have to see this again and again and again, I think, before you really make an impact.”
“We ask people every day to let us in at their worst moments. To give nothing of ourselves in return sometimes feels like denying that we’re [also] people in this equation.”
A study that seemed to claim they had was treated as “bad news for journalists: the public doesn’t share our values.” The reality is a few arbitrary research design decisions put a thumb on the scale.
Social platforms know transparency matters when it comes to political advertising, but they’re also able to control the terms of that transparency.
A “Behind the Story” explanation box attached to a news story sounds good in theory — but in practice, most people skip right over it.
“Recent love letters to journalistic innovations today read like declarations of world peace in 1938. Resisting the temptation to find sure-fire redeemers of journalism is important.”
“As a news organization, it’s perhaps an opportunity for us to be helping people fill those gaps without forcing them to go to Wikipedia or start Googling things, just to try to get the background they crave on a story.”