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Canada’s The Logic is a new subscription news outlet focused on the innovation economy, à la The Information
With its new app, RadioPublic wants to tackle podcasting’s lingering challenges
How The New York Times, CNN, and The Huffington Post approach publishing on platforms
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune, a large-scale attempt to combat fake news
The death of consensus, not the death of truth
Eying a future subscription service, Twitter acquires the ad-free news startup Scroll
To navigate all the junk on the internet, you need powers of critical thinking — but also critical ignoring
The Globe and Mail has built a paywall that knows when to give up
The Cookie Monster won’t be coming for the web’s most popular browser for another year-plus
What newsrooms still don’t understand about the internet
An Australian court ruling makes publishers legally responsible for every idiot Facebook user who leaves a comment
What I learned from a year on Substack
Expensive, boring, and wrong: Here are all the news publications people canceled and why
Twitter’s subscription product, Twitter Blue, launches in the U.S., and yes, it lets you undo tweets
Information wants to be free, but digital property won’t be
The great transition
Kids are falling victim to disinformation and conspiracy theories. What’s the best way to fix that?
Researchers looked at nearly 3,000 native ads across five years. Here’s what they found
Don’t call it crazy: How the media “wraparound” effect cements people’s beliefs
How corporate takeovers are fundamentally changing podcasting
Meta's layoffs make it official: Facebook is ready to part ways with the news | Nieman Journalism Lab
A reckoning with why trust in news is so low
Philanthropy stops investing in corporate media
AI couldn't care less. Journalists will care more.
The future of journalism is not you
Twitter appears highly bothered by Substack's existence
Elon Musk thinks he's got a major win-win for news publishers with micropayments
Why news subscriptions feel like a burden to young people
When it comes to misinformation, partisanship overpowers fact-checking, over and over again
What's it take to make a great daily newsletter? Axios' Kendall Baker is planning to bring one to Yahoo Sports
Expensive, boring, and wrong: Here are all the news publications people canceled and why
Elon Musk took the headlines away from Twitter - but you can bring them back with this one weird trick
Meet Nightshade, a new tool empowering artists to fight back against AI

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