Nieman Foundation at Harvard
The News Lens in Taiwan is doing what media startups in the region hesitate to do — acquiring other sites
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“What must be recognized is that the news media provide a public good, just as universities and other contributors to the knowledge economy of the 21st century do. For that reason they deserve special treatment by the government.”
“I think there was definitely a difference in the sense of direction,” said Brant Houston, chair of INN’s board of directors.
“At the heart of it is to get more people to engage with us with their information so we can get them into the pipeline for potential membership.”
The site stopped daily publication in November, but founder Jim MacMillan says he’s learned how his priorities will need to shift for his next startup to last.
The station is putting together a team for BizLab, a project that will work outside of day-to-day operations to transform the public radio revenue strategy for digital.
If it works, it’s a model that could be replicated in cities across the country. But it needs IRS approval first.
“Things” editor, distribution editor, correspondent for progress — as newsrooms change, so do the ways they organize their human resources.
It’s been one of the notable successes in nonprofit online community journalism. Now the Independent is dealing with an issue common to small outlets: staff turnover.
With a fresh redesign to the Largo Project launched, the Investigative News Network’s tech team hopes to find paying clients outside the network. Liam Andrew