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Interview: The Zuckerberg News Doctrine

I’m coming to you after spending an hour with Mark Zuckerberg talking on the record about the news industry. My takeaway: Zuckerberg is trying to get serious about news and hatching a doctrine around it that may take Facebook in some new directions.

As a little context, I invited Zuckerberg to join an annual event I organize, along with Kevin Delaney from Quartz and Ben Smith from BuzzFeed, to compare notes with interesting leaders from the news business. Editors from the New York Times, the New York Post, the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, BuzzFeed, CNN, NBC and many other news organizations attended.

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