Digital startups see opportunity in local journalism

Jul 24, 2019
A handful of news media startups are finding new ways of generating revenue in straitened circumstances.
A tablet displaying a news website is shown on top of print versions of the newspaper in 2016.
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From Ph.D. to freelance writer, trying to make it as a journalist

Apr 22, 2019
Jennifer Mabry earned the degrees but is still hoping to land the right job.
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Report says network news lacking when it comes to climate coverage

Apr 8, 2019
A report from Media Matters finds that broadcast TV news coverage of climate change fell by 45 percent between 2017 and 2018.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks as Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) (R) and other Congressional Democrats listen during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol February 7, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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My Economy: Leaving the big city life behind

May 8, 2018
One former journalist left the newsroom for the family business. The reason? A lower cost of living.
Matt Schewel traded a job in Washington, D.C., interviewing senators and congressman for work in the family furniture business. 
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Trump remembers his friends and his enemies, says Observer editor-in-chief

Nov 10, 2016
The Observer's Ken Kurson doesn't expect Trump to be friendly to Wall Street, which he says was on Clinton's side.
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Rolling Stone sells almost half of magazine business to Singapore-based startup

Sep 26, 2016
The company is looking to diversify its business model.
A vendor in Singapore pulls out an issue of Rolling Stone. A Singapore firm linked to one of Asia's richest families has bought a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone to expand the U.S. magazine's business in new markets.
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