What would journalism look like if news outlets optimized for trust? What is the reporter’s role if an organization decides satire is the most effective way of covering politics? What business models do and don’t work for local media? Last week saw 3,008 journalists convene to try to answer those questions and more.
All cities have conflict. There are tensions between police and underserved communities, landlords and tenants, low-income residents and wealthy gentrifiers, and so much more.
A recent conference gathered a few dozen academics, all concerned about the future of news, in a Harvard Law School conference room.