As the year draws to a close, a few members of our edit staff shared stories that defined the last 12 months for their beat.
Devin Coldewey: Technology played a pivotal role in the coverage of protests against police violence over the summer. Disinformation and discord spread like wildfire on social media, but so did important information and documentation of brutality, often via the newly popular medium of live streaming.
Kirsten Korosec: Uber evolved from a company trying to cover everything in transportation to one focused on ride-hailing and delivery as it aims for profitability in 2021. To get there, Uber offloads its micromobility unit Jump, its self-driving subsidiary Uber ATG and air taxi moonshot Uber Elevate.