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Exaro going editor-free?

Exaro going editor-free?

Exaro going editor-free?

Exaro editor-in-chief Mark Watts, as quoted by The Guardian‘s Jasper Jackson:

It is true that Exaro is facing around a halving of its editorial budget, but how this will be carried out is not yet finalised. One element of the plan is to make the position of editor-in-chief redundant. The plan is for Exaro to have no editor.

Baffling, if true. An investigative site needs a central figure to vet and check everything – otherwise the lawyers are going to be very busy indeed, even with a team of two or three.


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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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