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Digital news outlets are in for a reckoning

GREAT expectations attended digital journalism outfits. Firms such as BuzzFeed and Mashable were the hip kids destined to conquer the internet with their younger, advertiser-friendly audience, smart manipulation of social media and affinity for technology. They seemed able to generate massive web traffic and, with it, ad revenues. They saw …

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How you can help girl whose family was slaughtered

I have spent more than 25 years as a journalist covering some of the worst disasters and conflicts around the world. I have witnessed incredible suffering and hardship. But I have never got involved in personally trying to help one of the people who have had their lives destroyed. Until …

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