The Real WV is state’s fastest growing news outlet 

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By RealWV staff, In January 2023, Stephen Baldwin and Matthew Young launched The Real WV. Their idea was to provide real stories from across West Virginia at no cost to readers.  Ten months later, “The numbers show that The Real WV is the state’s fastest growing news outlet,” says Baldwin. They report topping 15,000 followers, […]

EDITORIAL: Why we don’t use A.I. to report the news

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By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV “A.I.” The buzziest buzzword around these days, short for artificial intelligence.  Two letters haven’t captivated the American imagination more since “E.T.”— the Steven Spielberg movie about a loveable alien who crashes on earth and threatens our very existence.  Some people feel the same way about A.I. They see it as a […]