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“Citizen Browser”

Excellence in Innovation, honoring Roy W. Howard

The Markup, 2022

Author(s): Surya Mattu and Staff | The Markup


The Markup’s app, “Citizen Browser,” supported by pioneering reporting and data-driven investigation, validated whistleblower claims that Facebook had ignored possible fixes to the platform’s fundamental problems and demonstrated how independent oversight of the global social media giant is possible. 

Honoring Roy W. Howard
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In 1921, Roy W. Howard became chairman of the board and business director of Scripps. One of the most influential newsmen of his day, Roy served as president of the company until he retired in 1952, when he was named chairman of the company’s executive committee.