The Explainers: The golden age of nonfiction video and explanatory journalism

The Explainers

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Twice a month The Explainers will bring you the best of explanatory journalism, interviews with top creators, journalists and producers, and critical insights into a vital task facing media today: explaining an ever more complex world.

Explanatory journalism has come to a crossroards. Exciting new creators are explaining our world with creative approaches like vertical video, subscription services and augmented reality. But established voices on YouTube and other platforms are struggling to be profitable.

  • Stay abreast of a dynamic ecosystem of explanatory work in streaming video, TV, journalism and social media
  • Learn about trends in explanatory media in video, podcasts, writing and visualizations
  • Interviews that reveal best practices for explanatory journalism
  • Get my take on an ever-changing landscape of explanatory journalism
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