Nic Branco, Andrew Losowsky, Jolie McCullough, Greicy Mella, Jessica Morrison
Mary Smith is a public education reporter for
The City Daily, a medium-sized
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Mary needs a way to identify experts who read her stories, to get feedback and leads for future stories.
And the comments section is full of 💩
That's why Mary uses Dispatch.
How we got here
User interviews, paper prototypes, brainstorms with:
• Three Statesman journalists
• ACS Insight Lab Manager
• Head of Engagement at Washington Post
Ambitious platform for journalists to create and
manage closed communities
We scaled back to solve a single piece of the problem.
This is Dispatch.
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Now Mary has access to the emails of
self-identified teachers who read
The City Daily and want to help.
She invites them to a
Facebook Group to share stories, and
to help her with her work.
By Andrew Losowsky