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    “We’re really proud of our work at the Southern Illinoisan, but we have a flashlight, not a lighthouse.”
    “Sometimes a story was literally just a YouTube video that they were linking to.”
    “Traditionally, it’s not been state censorship that’s cleansed American public debate. Rather, since the advent of electronic communication, commercial corporations have often acted out of fear of reprisal — from both the government and the public.”
    “Currently, most tech investigations of Facebook…may have technically violated Facebook’s TOS. But without violating those rules, journalists can’t investigate our most important platform for public discourse.”
    “If you decide that maybe journalism school isn’t a great fit for you, then take every opportunity to build up the skills that you will need in journalism outside of your curriculum.”
    “Owaahh had this blog where readers come together around this internet fireplace. What if we made that fireplace a physical place? Would people actually show up to listen to history?” (The answer was yes.)
    “Our pitch is: Journalists, this isn’t a one-off phenomenon. It’s an ongoing, living record of our communities.”
    It recently passed 10 million unique visitors per month, and it’s profitable: “We’re not going to hire 50 reporters and a whole video crew and pump in all these resources and not have the revenue to support it.”
    “It’s going to be a while before we really have an understanding of how we work to combat it beyond the traditional methods that we have used for a few years now.”
    No longer will “Prosecutors Say Accused Russian Agent Maria Butina Appeared To Have Ties To Russian Intelligence” live on the same website as “I’m Upset That Travis Scott Doesn’t Know Kylie Jenner’s Dogs’ Names (UGH).”
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