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St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon joined forces last December. Now, after a summer covering the protests in Ferguson, the combined newsroom is hitting its stride.
By Joseph Lichterman
From Nieman Reports: Digital is bringing un grand dérangement to French news institutions
Ousted editors, newsroom revolts, and government subsidies — welcome to French journalism’s battle for survival.
By Peter Gumbel
A conversation with David Rose, little magazine veteran and publisher of Lapham’s Quarterly
“I hear the argument, Oh, these poor little magazines with their tiny readerships, if only people appreciated them more. It’s partly true. But the bigger side of that is, well, if only you knew how to read a budget. If only you actually knew anything about publishing.”
By Caroline O'Donovan
The New Inquiry: Not another New York literary magazine
For New Inquiry publisher Rachel Rosenfelt, building cultural significance was easy — building a sustainable business is the hard part.
By Caroline O'Donovan
iOS 8: How 5 news orgs have updated their apps for Apple’s new operating system
ABC, the AP, Breaking News, The Guardian, and The New York Times have all updated apps (or introduced new ones) to take advantage of new features on iOS 8.
By Joseph Lichterman
How the new Wall Street Journal iPad app is taking advantage of new features in iOS 8
The app, released with the operating system today, has more functionality in notifications and lets users continue reading articles across Apple devices.
By Joseph Lichterman
The Baffler: The anti-innovation magazine embraces digital
With a brand new website, The Baffler seeks the audience and impact it missed the first time around.
By Caroline O'Donovan
In New Zealand, bloggers can be journalists in the eyes of the law
That new ruling gives them potential coverage under shield laws, finding that the definition of journalism does not “impose quality requirements and does not require the dissemination of news to be in a particular format.”
By Jane Johnston
Jacobin: A Marxist rag run on a lot of petty-bourgeois hustle
For Bhaskar Sunkara, the success of Jacobin as a magazine is an unlikely means to a political end.
By Caroline O'Donovan
Like it or not, native advertising is squarely inside the big news tent
Maybe it’s just a new iteration on the advertorials newspapers and magazines have run for decades. Maybe it’s a scurrilous devaluation of journalism. Either way, it’s here, and at the highest levels of the business.
By Joshua Benton
n+1: Learning that print and digital can peacefully coexist
A look at how n+1, celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, built its reputation and maintains its business.
By Caroline O'Donovan
Better together: How two St. Louis nonprofit newsrooms are learning to thrive as one outlet
St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon joined forces last December. Now, after a summer covering the protests in Ferguson, the combined newsroom is hitting its stride.
By Joseph Lichterman
From Nieman Reports: Digital is bringing un grand dérangement to French news institutions
Ousted editors, newsroom revolts, and government subsidies — welcome to French journalism’s battle for survival.
A conversation with David Rose, little magazine veteran and publisher of Lapham’s Quarterly
“I hear the argument, Oh, these poor little magazines with their tiny readerships, if only people appreciated them more. It’s partly true. But the bigger side of that is, well, if only you knew how to read a budget. If only you actually knew anything about publishing.”
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Politico / Dylan Byers
N.Y. Times mulls new round of buyouts
“Likely to slash at least 50 positions from the company, and possibly several more.”
Columbia Journalism Review / Travis Waldron
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