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How more transparent reporting processes can lead to greater community engagement

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Josh Stearns writes that transparency can be an important tool within newsrooms to better engage audiences. Greater transparency in the reporting process often leads to more trust from your audience, but can also create more skepticism among readers. However, Stearns says that new technologies demand greater forms of transparency to better document how journalists are using them in addition to the fact that these technologies often make more transparency possible.

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