Podcast articleRISJ Digital News Report 2024: User needs with Vogue and The Conversation

The annual study into media trends found that audiences are not getting the inspirational and entertaining news they need. Two newsrooms with mature user needs strategies offer their perspective on how to address this mismatch

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