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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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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
792A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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