Building a wide news commons

Let’s support tightly-focused, independent newsrooms.

Ben Werdmuller
5 min readSep 5, 2023

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Doc Searls writes about what he calls wide news:

Local and regional papers covered politics, government, crises, disasters, sports, fashion, travel, business, religion, births, deaths, schools, and happenings of all kinds. They had reporters assigned across all their sections. No other medium could

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Ben Werdmuller

Writer: of code, fiction, and strategy. Trying to work for social good.