This week, we hear from co-founder of the Constructive Journalism Project and Editor-in-Chief of Positive News Magazine Sean Dagan Wood, to learn how at least one publisher is building a membership model around news with a constructive spin.
In the news round-up, the team discuss how Kylie Jenner caused Snap’s stock to plummet, the swings and roundabouts of Vox Media redundancies and The Atlantic’s hiring spree, and Salon using its audience’s spare processing power to mine a cryptocurrency. Peter puts his tinfoil hat on for Conspiracy Corner.
- ‘The Fake News Game: Actively Inoculating Against the Risk of Misinformation’, a report from Cambridge University, covered by Alphr.
- The Wall Street Journal has built a paywall that bends to the individual reader, from Nieman Lab.
- In Parkland, journalism students take on role of reporter and survivor, from the CJR, with a link to their initial report in The Eagle Eye student publication.
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