Nieman Foundation at Harvard
With its $250 election-night event, The New York Times is offering some of its readers a new kind of fix
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Archives: May 2012

Under the new deal, you’ll soon be able to find videos from the Times next to your favorite episodes of Alf.
A quick-and-dirty look seems to indicate around 1 in 5 tweets to a news organization comes from those Tweet Buttons. Joshua Benton
Advertising once paid the bills at American newspapers. As that shifts — rapidly — how will it change the way news companies operate?
Customer Parking Drive In
Our startup correspondent, building Worldcrunch in Paris, reports on the twin temptations of building a business around serving consumers or other businesses. Or…both.
A 404 error on Sina Weibo
An MIT student is working to detect patterns in the disappearance of thousands of weibos from the Chinese Internet.
In the start of a regular column for Nieman Lab, Jonathan Stray argues that a too-narrow definition of the work of journalism limits the field’s potential.
Keys on computer keyboard spelling "geek"
Adding metadata to hyperlinks, finding stories in ordinary datasets, providing context for impossibly big numbers.