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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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“Casino-driven design is all about reducing friction to participation.”
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The nonprofit’s ambitious effort got hundreds of readers to sift through television ad spending records. Here’s what they learned along the way. Amanda Zamora
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The site wants your help assembling a database of television ad buys in swing states.
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0Spain’s Eldiario.es has 18,000 paying members, and its eye on the next several million
“We have a potential of six million readers. You may not convince all six million people to be your socios, but if you learn more about their interests, you can get closer.”
0The Washington Post is testing out a few new hurdles for non-paying online readers
The Post is now asking readers to submit their email in order to read stories without paying.
0This new collaboration hopes to aid the endless debates about media with some actual hard data
“For a long time, I’ve wanted to try to put more data and quantitative analysis behind some of the claims and questions we ask around underrepresented and misrepresented stories in online spaces.”
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