EPISODE 23: WHAT CAN LOCAL NEWS LEARN FROM INDEPENDENT JOURNALISTS ON EMERGING DIGITAL PLATFORMS?
Over the last decade, technology has simultaneously brought turmoil and promise to the field of journalism. With local news facing an uncertain future, emerging technology platforms show paths of sustainability for some independent journalists. What can we learn from these individuals as they leave traditional newsrooms? On Episode 23 of “Informed and Engaged,” Knight Foundation’s Jon Belgrad will speak with Casey Newton, founder of Platformer, a publication about big tech and democracy, to discuss his transition to independent journalism and what that means for the future of news
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