Nieman Foundation at Harvard
The New York Times is buying the gadget and technology review site The Wirecutter for $30 million
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Archives: January 2012

A new partnership between two parts of Harvard will allow one smart person to spend a year trying to advance the state of digital journalism. Deadline: Feb. 15.
Gawker Media’s new HD view makes a play for big monitors and a grander stage for video and photos.
Liptov, Slovakia
Lessons from Slovakia’s experiment include: Don’t charge people who lived under Communism for the ability to comment.
NBC News and Newsweek/Daily Beast are just the latest to show that election coverage is bigger than any one newsroom, company, or brand.
Most major media outlets in Slovenia will erect a unified paywall, mimicking an experiment in nearby Slovakia.
A newly laid brick wall
Plus: The generation gap behind the SOPA conflict, a rough couple of weeks for the New York Times, and the rest of must-reads in media news.