Nieman Foundation at Harvard
The Worcester Sun wants to bootstrap paywalled hyperlocal digital into a Sunday print product
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged (12)

“Suddenly, the CMS, an often derided but necessary tool of modern journalism, is cool.”
The Times’ 4th Down Bot, a collaboration with Advanced NFL Stats, analyzes whether your team should punt, kick a field goal, or go for it on fourth down. Justin Ellis
A new is in the works, and the company is previewing a prototype homepage, section front, and new article page. Justin Ellis
The Times wants to make video freely available on their own properties and elsewhere on the web. They also plan to increase video production.
Times Haiku are generated from stories on the homepage of, just in time for National Poetry Month. Justin Ellis
The new executive editor of Reuters Digital and ex-Timesman: “I like to think I laid a good groundwork for taking advantage of the tools of technology for being able to exploit smart digital opportunities.” Justin Ellis
In entering China, the Times sees a growing audience for news and advertising. But they’ll have to contend with the threat of government censorship.
The experimental projects, produced by the Times’ beta620, will allow readers to test new ideas before they’re ready for global launch. First up: new search and accessibility features.
Under the new deal, you’ll soon be able to find videos from the Times next to your favorite episodes of Alf.
The Times is also pushing more material to devices overnight, aiming to improve the user experience on launch and save readers some bandwidth on their data plans. Justin Ellis
What to read next
As giant platforms rise, local news is getting crushed
The quest for scale, driven by the distribution power of a few enormous technology platforms, is killing the business case for local news. Will anything take its place?
890What happened after 7 news sites got rid of reader 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.
699Facebook woos journalists with Signal, a dashboard to gather news across Facebook and Instagram
Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram.
These stories are our most popular on Twitter over the past 30 days.
See all our most recent pieces ➚
Fuego is our heat-seeking Twitter bot, tracking the links the future-of-journalism crowd is talking about most on Twitter.
Here are a few of the top links Fuego’s currently watching.   Get the full Fuego ➚
Encyclo is our encyclopedia of the future of news, chronicling the key players in journalism’s evolution.
Here are a few of the entries you’ll find in Encyclo.   Get the full Encyclo ➚
The Miami Herald
National Journal
The New York Times
The Fiscal Times
The Christian Science Monitor
Talking Points Memo
Animal PolĂ­tico
Drudge Report