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    It’s built a membership-driven model that produces trust, connection, and good journalism. But can it extend that approach to the hurly-burly of the American media market?
    The NYU professor explains why he’s working with De Correspondent on its U.S. launch — and why figuring out a trusted membership model is key to journalism’s future.
    “What we try to do is to chart out what’s in between those extremes, because most of the world is not ruled by the extremes; the everyday reality is what the world is actually about.”
    Plus: S-Town launches; the Missing Richard Simmons post-game; an argument for diversity in podcasts goes wrong.
    “I see this as a chance to bring coverage of what’s happening in America to a large global audience, but also to bring an understanding of what’s happening around the world the American audience that we already largely serve.”
    “It’s gone from being an interesting platform that we’re dipping our toes into to a huge audience.”
    “What is a story that needs to be told? What is the data that’s difficult to get? What would make your life easier? We’ll try to find common threads there.”