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“There are a bunch of skills needed in building news apps, but at the most abstract level they fall into three buckets: Code, Design, and Journalism. Recruit people who have at least two of those skills and be willing to teach them the third.”
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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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