Some kinds of journalism aren’t worth saving @NiemanLab @HBCompass #JournalismHappens
To be clear, I’m not arguing that practitioners of journalism shouldn’t concern themselves with building sustainable businesses. Newsrooms have a responsibility to innovate and seek ethical and sustainable business practices. I’m saying there’s a difference between building a sustainable organization that serves its constituents through the process of journalism, and building or shoring up businesses that package up news content and audience attention as a commercial product and prioritize that over serving the informational needs of audiences.
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