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Articles tagged Dick Tofel (8)

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Upworthy gets quality, exclusive journalism about income inequality; ProPublica gets a wider audience. Caroline O'Donovan
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Can you raise more money for the news by harnessing the power of social sharing — and making the impact of journalism a little more clear?
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Five years after launch, ProPublica’s Stephen Engelberg and Richard Tofel reflect on the nonprofit’s early days, getting readers involved in investigations, and the health of nonprofit journalism.
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Could it be that investing in the newsroom isn’t just good for journalism — that it’s also good for the bottom line?
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As the pro-sharing license celebrates its 10th birthday, the nonprofit outlet says encouraging republication has meant more than 4 million extra pageviews on its stories so far this year. Richard Tofel and Scott Klein
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The three-year grant means ProPublica will add staff to its news applications team. Adrienne LaFrance
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Newspapers and other publishers are realizing the value of selling something other than their primary product to readers — and ebooks are leading the way.
April 14, 2011
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
1287Jo Ellen Green Kaiser: Do independent news outlets have a blind spot when it comes to ethnic media?
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
1029Newsonomics: 10 numbers on The New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone
Digital subscribers are proving to be the bedrock of the Times’ business model going forward. How much more room is there for growth — and at what price points?
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