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Nieman Journalism Lab
Pushing to the future of journalism — A project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard

Articles by Megan Garber

Megan Garber is a former assistant editor at the Lab. She was previously a staff writer at the Columbia Journalism Review, where she reported on the future of news for CJR.org’s News Frontier section. Megan is currently a staff writer for The Atlantic.
n0tice-square
The community message service tries to reinvent the Yellow Pages for the digital space.
ben_smith
The veteran blogger will be testing the limits of original news content on the social web.
readitlater_mostreturned
The divide between most-saved content and most-returned-to content says a lot.
political_speech_cc
December 8, 2011
Jay Rosen and Amanda Michel reunite for a project that aims to inject citizen voices into campaign coverage.
buzzfeed
When emotion meets information, big things can happen.
errol_morris
The celebrated documentarian on the value of curiosity and the power of skepticism.
economist_marketing
November 28, 2011
The weekly “newspaper” may be reinventing the brand for the digital age.
UCDavispepperspray
November 21, 2011
Images can convene attention; they can also distribute it.
n0tice_example
The service wants to be a user-friendly place for community members to come together.
twittertrends_ows
November 15, 2011
More evidence that Twitter’s algorithm rewards spikes over steadiness.
nytimes-cocacola-polar-bear-screenshot
November 15, 2011
With Coke’s “Arctic Home” campaign, the paper finds a new way to reach an increasingly distributed audience.
cnnireport_screengrab
November 14, 2011
CNN’s citizen reporting site just got a networked-focused redesign. Here’s one way it could be valuable.
pej_twitter_percentage
November 14, 2011
A new Pew study finds news outlets using Twitter almost exclusively for one-way distribution — of their own content.
john_robinson
November 7, 2011
The innovative North Carolina editor says newspaper leaders still need to have guts — but a different kind of guts from the good old days.
propublica-redistricting-video
November 4, 2011
Accountability journalism, MTV-style.