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Quartz EIC Bell on how to run a global newsroom

March 10, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Katherine Bell

Quartz editor in chief Katherine Bell writes for Press Gazette about her experience running a global newsroom for a global audience.

Bell writes, “We are a relatively small newsroom, but we have reporters and editors located in ten time zones. Managing such a globally-distributed newsroom can be challenging logistically, but our geographic diversity is the best thing about Quartz’s journalism.

“It makes our news analysis more nuanced, more accurate and trustworthy, and more capable of explaining the enormously complex challenges that readers around the world want to understand.

“Most of the biggest problems facing us are global in nature: Covid, climate change, rising authoritarianism, inequality, misinformation and disinformation, and supply chain shortages.

“The more internationally diverse a newsroom is, the more prepared it will be to cover these issues.”

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