Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Do you trust the news, or do you trust your news? In the U.S., there’s a huge gap between the two
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged Kara Swisher (15)

“I believe very powerfully in the public service of journalism — I just think we have to quit being delusional about what it takes to build a business around that.”
“There’s a huge opportunity to be a widely read, digitally native business site that uses tech as our lens, and I don’t think that’s out there.”
The Verge is launching a new gadget blog that is built for Facebook. (Articles will also run on The Verge’s website.)
Plus: How Recode thinks about podcasting, a new podcast CMS, the “public radio brain drain,” and more. (Also, your faithful Hot Podder begins to fly solo.)
Discussions > social media > comments?
Recode, Reuters, Popular Science, The Week, Mic, The Verge, and USA Today’s FTW have all shut off reader comments in the past year. Here’s how they’re all using social media to encourage reader discussion.
For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
UC Berkeley’s cutting loose Mission Local doesn’t recognize that audience building, community outreach, and partnerships are core to the modern journalists’ work.
Even though much of the digital advertising market is dire for news operations, a confluence of factors are making it easier than ever to build something new online.
Is the economic power of star journalists growing or shrinking? Depends on the news organization.