During my journey as a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford, I am studying the ways to expand paid and quality journalism to a broader audience. The new paradigm of the subscription model, gradually taken by publishers, tends to transform the media landscape by reserving quality journalism for people who can afford to pay for it. If we do not pay attention, we could end up with a wide gap between people who get quality news by paying and those who can’t pay or do not want to pay and stick to easy-to-read news (in the best cases), or disinformation (in the worst).
To make progress in my project, I have talked to several different and inspiring people, who helped me to embrace the different issues of my question. I have asked them what they think about this shift and how the media landscape should improve to solve that situation.
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