HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Constantly tweaking: How The Guardian continues to develop its in-house analytics system
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles by Michael Andersen

Michael Andersen is a contributor to the Nieman Journalism Lab. He was the founder of Portland Afoot, a nonprofit startup covering low-car life in Portland, Ore., and he writes about local-news entrepreneurship at oldforestnewtrees.com. He is currently an editor with BikePortland.org. He studied at Grinnell College and Northwestern; he’s impersonated a metal thief, a terrorist, and a panhandler; and he’s a pretty big fan of bread. Send yeast packets to mike.andersen@gmail.com.
@andersem
chronicle promo card
Handed an opportunity by the closure of the Ann Arbor News, two married journalists have built a small business on the kind of civic-minded reporting that isn’t supposed to work online.
October 18, 2010
June 24, 2010
February 10, 2010
November 6, 2009
September 30, 2009
September 11, 2009
September 2, 2009
August 28, 2009
August 4, 2009
What to read next
2588
tweets
Don’t try too hard to please Twitter — and other lessons from The New York Times’ social media desk
The team that runs the Times’ Twitter accounts looked back on what they learned — what worked, what didn’t — from running @NYTimes in 2014.
728From explainers to sounds that make you go “Whoa!”: The 4 types of audio that people share
How can public radio make audio that breaks big on social media? A NPR experiment identified what makes a piece of audio go viral.
722Q&A: Amy O’Leary on eight years of navigating digital culture change at The New York Times
“In 2007, as digital people, we were expected to be 100 percent deferent to all traditional processes. We weren’t to bother reporters or encourage them to operate differently at all, because what they were doing was the very core of our journalism.”
These stories are our most popular on Twitter over the past 30 days.
See all our most recent pieces ➚
Fuego is our heat-seeking Twitter bot, tracking the links the future-of-journalism crowd is talking about most on Twitter.
Here are a few of the top links Fuego’s currently watching.   Get the full Fuego ➚
Encyclo is our encyclopedia of the future of news, chronicling the key players in journalism’s evolution.
Here are a few of the entries you’ll find in Encyclo.   Get the full Encyclo ➚
Tucson Citizen
Salon
The Ann Arbor Chronicle
The Atlantic
BuzzFeed
New West
Ann Arbor News
Daily Kos
INDenverTimes
Newsmax
Al Jazeera
Instapaper