When local newspapers shut their doors, communities lose out. People and their stories can’t find coverage. Politicos take liberties when it’s nobody’s job to hold them accountable. What the public doesn’t know winds up hurting them. The city feels poorer, politically and culturally. Read More
It feels a little bit like the start of a new school year around McClatchy New Ventures Lab this week. There’s an excitement in the air, newly hung green screens in our studios and a fresh batch of prototyping supplies are ready to be transformed into new inventions.
Biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on Monday will take control of the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune, two historic newspapers rooted in Southern California civic life for more than 135 years — that now must adapt for the digital age.
From June 12-14, 170 media and tech professionals from media companies like New York Times, Axel Springer and Trinity Mirror are gathered in Aarhus, Denmark for CUE Days 2018.