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Articles tagged The Lens (13)

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Ken Doctor    
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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Justin Ellis    
A report from Knight Foundation finds that nonprofit news sites are growing revenues and audiences, but finding the path to long-term success will take more experimentation.
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Justin Ellis    
The projects will open up government contracts, build conversations around education data, and help grow a news sharing service for rural papers in New Mexico.
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Ken Doctor    
What are the key storylines the American newspaper business will be following — or living through — over the rest of this year?
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Jan Schaffer    
“When you start creating more local content, the audience expects that content to be better.”
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Ken Doctor    
Portland’s Oregonian is up next in the newspaper chain’s cut-print-days-and-newsroom-staff strategy. But does it make sense — and can its leaders execute the plan?
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Linda Kinstler    
By recruiting freelancers into an organized corps with a targeted mission, The Lens has improved oversight and accountability on charter school boards.
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Ken Doctor    
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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Caroline O'Donovan    
An NPR beatblogging project gets recycled into a website framework for the Investigative News Network’s members.
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Justin Ellis    
The new report from the Council on Foundations and the Knight Foundation says the IRS process for granting 501(c)(3) status to news organizations is “archaic” and “obsolete” and suggests fixes.
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Jonathan Groves    
At Knight’s Media Learning Seminar, community foundations talked about rebuilding the information ecosystems hurt by traditional media’s decline.
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Ken Doctor    
2013 could end up making 2012 seem calm by comparison.
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Ken Doctor    
The Times-Picayune’s strategy of cutting back on print days might make sense in the long run. But its execution has opened up the door for competition and weakened its ability to generate more money from readers.