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Zaina Erhaim: how to respect local journalists in crisis zones Paid Members Public
The contrast between the coverage of war in Syrai and Ukraine is shocking and stark, argues the news:rewired keynoter. Here's how we can do better.
Local news, for local people, by local creators (sponsored by Facebook) Paid Members Public
Facebook's local news investment, Greenwald's Yes, Minster moment and more news from the "new media" trenches.
Six thoughts about the Substack Local initiative Paid Members Public
Newsletter platform Substack is chucking $1m of its VC cash at local news journalism. Is this helpful — or just marketing?
When less journalism is more Paid Members Public
The shift to digital unleashed the floodgates on a tidal wave of journalism of often variable content. And, finally, publishers are discovering that smaller amounts of more valuable work can be better.
Better tools for better online communities Paid Members Public
Five quick links about online abuse of local journalists, Facebook’s attempt to cleanse its groups, and some community-centric publishing tools.