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S4 Ep3: Why Ben Smith is Fixing The News With Semafor
Episode 315th November 2022 • Perpetual • Adam Ryan, A Workweek Friend
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Getting people to trust news sources is tough but Ben Smith is facing the challenge head-on, building credibility through Semafor. Find out how.

Ben is Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder of Semafor, the online news platform that strives to become a trusted news source in an interconnected world, based on journalistic transparency and a platform that delivers shared facts while giving voice to a range of informed, competing views.

Adam and Ben get into the relationship between creator bylines vs trusted institutions like the New York Times, why quality journalism is never about the money, and why there’s no short cut to great reporting.

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