Joel Schalit / 07 Jan 2024

Travelling at Home

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #7

"We'll call it hyperlocal." Working as the editor of a citizen journalism startup in Silicon Valley, my boss was polling me on ideas to distinguish our platform from the new oped norm of the Huffington Post.(...)
Joel Schalit / 01 Jan 2024

State of the Battleground

Making News in 2024

2023 was a hard year for news media. With Twitter's decline under Elon Musk and Facebook continuing to bury political posts, we all had to find audiences elsewhere.(...)
Joel Schalit / 03 Dec 2023

Torino After the Pause

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #5

The flyers of Israeli captives still haven't come down. Partially torn, covered in angry comments, nearly two months after the start of the war, they serve as a brutal reminder that Gaza is only a three-hour flight away.(...)
Joel Schalit / 19 Nov 2023

Learning From the Protests

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #4

Regime change is on the horizon. Nationalism and borders are in; diversity and migrants are out. The centre-right is turning far-right, and populists will sweep the 2024 EU elections.(...)

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