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December 6, 2018

“Fake flus!” When it comes to health, battling misinformation requires strategic thinking

December 4, 2018

Alert! Alert! The information demands on the modern digital journalist are overwhelming and leading to burnout

November 28, 2018

CrossCheck launches in Nigeria, with 16 newsrooms working together to fight misinformation

November 28, 2018

35 prototypes, one year, and lots learned: The BBC puts its mobile storytelling plan in action

November 20, 2018

Is it finally time for media companies to adopt a common publishing platform?

November 20, 2018

Polarizing the network: The most interesting new digital and social media research

November 19, 2018

The Boston Globe seeks a contact high from the spread of marijuana legalization

November 13, 2018

So some people will pay for a subscription to a news site. How about two? Three?

November 9, 2018

The New York Times is digitizing more than 5 million photos dating back to the 1800s

November 5, 2018

2018 has been a record-breaking year for journalism Kickstarters (though only about 1 in 5 actually get funded)

October 31, 2018

How the BBC built one of the world’s largest collaborative journalism efforts focused entirely on local news

October 30, 2018

Younger Europeans are tuning out of TV news — but they’re into newspaper websites

October 23, 2018

Younger generations are actually better at telling news from opinion than those over age 50

October 22, 2018

What happens when Facebook goes down? People read the news

October 22, 2018

How to successfully pitch The New York Times (or, well, anyone else)

October 16, 2018

Where are the weeklies? Still kicking, Penelope Abernathy’s news desert report says

October 15, 2018

Will Vox’s new section on effective altruism…well, do any good?

October 12, 2018

Trump’s USA Today op-ed demonstrates why it’s time to unbundle news and opinion content

October 5, 2018

Here’s how much Americans trust 38 major news organizations (hint: not all that much!)

October 4, 2018

More research suggests that Twitter’s fake news “strategy” is either ineffective or nonexistent

October 2, 2018

Why The New York Times TL;DR’d its own 14,218-word Trump investigation

September 28, 2018

“Find a way to resist being manipulated.”

September 28, 2018

How the media encourages — and sustains — political warfare

September 26, 2018

What will happen when newspapers kill print and go online-only? Most of that print audience will just…disappear

September 20, 2018

Here’s what the Financial Times is doing to get bossy man voice out of (okay, less prominent in) its opinion section

September 19, 2018

How the Broke in Philly collaboration is focusing local media’s attention on poverty and economic mobility

September 11, 2018

From “uncool uncle” to “fun” “best friend”: Why people are turning from Facebook to…other Facebook-owned things for news

September 10, 2018

Americans expect to get their news from social media, but they don’t expect it to be accurate

September 10, 2018

Newsonomics: What the anonymous New York Times op-ed shows us about the press now

September 5, 2018

What approaches are in play for fighting misinformation? Let us count the ways

September 5, 2018

What works (and doesn’t) for advertising your news organization’s subscriptions

September 4, 2018

Google isn’t just a search engine — it’s a literal extension of our mind

August 30, 2018

Republicans who follow liberal Twitter bots actually become more conservative

August 29, 2018

Why do billionaires decide to buy newspapers (and why should we be happy when they do)?

August 28, 2018

The AP has another plan to track its content across the Internet, and this time it involves blockchain, naturally

August 27, 2018

Explanatory video + engagement = How Vox’s Borders series is humanizing the map and building local source networks

August 21, 2018

When it comes to user data, are we done catching Google red-handed?

August 17, 2018

Goodbye, Facebook traffic. Welcome back, SEO, we missed you?

August 15, 2018

Has the GDPR law actually gotten European news outlets to cut down on rampant third-party cookies and content on their sites? It seems so

August 15, 2018

Democracy is cracking and platforms are no help. What can we do about it? Some policy suggestions

August 15, 2018

How media coverage of epidemics helps raise anxiety and reduce trust

August 13, 2018

Facebook’s message to media: “We are not interested in talking to you about your traffic…That is the old world and there is no going back”

August 9, 2018

The Cincinnati Enquirer wrote an audience-driven article using Instagram Stories (and it wasn’t even about a hippo)

August 7, 2018

More than 1,000 U.S. news sites are still unavailable in Europe, two months after GDPR took effect

August 7, 2018

If Facebook makes a safe harbor for journalists and researchers, would it help?

August 6, 2018

WhatsApp is a black box of viral misinformation — but in Brazil, 24 newsrooms are teaming up to fact-check it

July 30, 2018

“Known but not discussed”: Low-income people aren’t getting quality news and information. What can the industry do about it?

July 30, 2018

Newsonomics: Now it’s Facebook that’s facing unwanted attention

July 25, 2018

Sorry to burst the bubble, but showing readers community-rated trust metrics doesn’t seem to help them trust the media more

July 24, 2018

12 prototypes, eight weeks, and lots of tapping: What’s worked (and hasn’t) in the BBC’s quest for new storytelling formats

July 23, 2018

The New York Daily News slashes half its editorial team (and it’s not alone)

July 19, 2018

Chance the Rapper, Chance the Philanthropist, and now Chance the Publisher

July 18, 2018

The investigations and reporting of BuzzFeed News — *not* BuzzFeed — are now at their own BuzzFeedNews.com

July 18, 2018

On a big story like the Helsinki Trump/Putin summit, Google News’ algorithm isn’t up to the task

July 18, 2018

When a link to a news story shows the source of the story, some people end up trusting it less

July 10, 2018

YouTube has a plan to boost “authoritative” news sources and give grants to news video operations

July 9, 2018

More than 11,000 people are paying (yes, paying) for email newsletters on Substack’s platform

July 2, 2018

“In 2018, coherence is bad journalism, bordering on malpractice.” Here’s how to do better (with some help from conflict mediators)

July 2, 2018

As The New York Times extends its reach across countries (and languages and cultures), it looks to locals for guidance

June 29, 2018

We stand with the Capital Gazette. Here’s how to help them.

June 27, 2018

Fewer women, people of color worked at radio stations in 2017 than 2016, a new survey shows

June 27, 2018

Slate’s Facebook traffic has dropped by 87 percent since 2017. (Anyone else wanna share numbers?)

June 27, 2018

The Washington Post’s The Lily is building its Instagram aesthetic and sharing news with millennial women in the process

June 25, 2018

With a light jab at Facebook, Apple News launches a 2018 midterm elections section that’ll “steer clear of rumor and propaganda”

June 21, 2018

News is sometimes a casualty when Facebook and Twitter try to clean up their platforms

June 19, 2018

Globally, internet, smartphone, and social media use is ↑, but there are big age, education, wealth, and gender gaps

June 15, 2018

What news leaders learned at the 2018 Institute for Nonprofit News conference

June 13, 2018

After years of growth, the use of social media for news is falling across the world

June 13, 2018

For the World Cup, livestreamed online video is threatening to score the equalizer on traditional TV

June 12, 2018

A definitive playbook: How to DIY a local nonprofit news outlet

June 8, 2018

How can we restore trust in news? Here are 9 takeaways from Knight-supported research

June 7, 2018

A year after Trump’s zero-budget threat, public broadcasting is…doing okay

June 6, 2018

Here’s what the first Facebook-funded news shows will look like

June 5, 2018

Who’s exhausted by news? Everyone, but especially Republicans, white people, and people who don’t follow news closely

June 1, 2018

WhatsApp is a black box for fake news. Verificado 2018 is making real progress fixing that.

May 31, 2018

NPR is getting rid of some of its news blogs (with more blog “changes” to come)

May 25, 2018

What is it that journalism studies is studying these days? A lot about newsrooms, less about everybody else in the news ecosystem

May 25, 2018

Is your fake news about immigrants or politicians? It all depends on where you live

May 23, 2018

Vox’s new Netflix series is really good, but it doesn’t get us any closer to figuring out what news on streaming platforms looks like

May 22, 2018

After crowdfunding success, Swiss magazine Republik charts a course to “reclaim journalism as a profession”

May 22, 2018

Many major newsrooms, champions of transparency in other cases, remain tight-lipped about their newsroom diversity

May 17, 2018

What happens when two companies journalists love to hate are also handing out cash for journalism?

May 14, 2018

News stories in Europe are predominantly by and about men. Even photograph sizes are unequal.

May 7, 2018

Newsonomics: “Everything I believe about the news business is being violated” at The Denver Post

May 7, 2018

The New York Times is ramping up conference calls for subscribers that are run a little like radio shows

May 4, 2018

Snapchat ends publisher subsidies, but NowThis will launch the app’s first realtime breaking news channel

April 12, 2018

Former ProPublica journalists are launching a newsroom to cover the impact of technology on society

March 28, 2018

The platforms are the problem: The fight against digital disinformation gets $10 million from the Hewlett Foundation

March 21, 2018

Fill in the blanks: What’s still missing from the study of fake news? (A whole lot.)

March 7, 2018

Women of color are still underrepresented in media. A new report explains why (and how news orgs can turn it around)

March 7, 2018

Getting The Boston Globe delivered will soon cost almost $1,350 a year

March 1, 2018

An AI editor and story summaries are helping Compass News become a go-to app for non-news junkies

February 27, 2018

Facebook’s support for local news subscriptions is one move in the larger dance between publishers and platforms

February 26, 2018

Can social Stories work for news organizations — without putting them on a platform?

February 23, 2018

With in-article chat bots, BBC is experimenting with new ways to introduce readers to complex topics

February 22, 2018

After years of testing, The Wall Street Journal has built a paywall that bends to the individual reader

February 21, 2018

Post-Facebook News Feed tweaks, Vox Media lays off 50 employees

February 21, 2018

With audience engagement and live events, Finimize is finding new ways to boost readers’ financial literacy

February 20, 2018

With a year of guides to a better life, The New York Times hopes to convert more readers to subscribers

February 14, 2018

Connecting reporters with experts, Sciline wants to improve the quality of today’s science reporting

February 13, 2018

Facebook’s Campbell Brown: “This is not about us trying to make everybody happy”

February 12, 2018

Snap brings its heat map feature out of the app. Will any news publishers want to use it?

February 12, 2018

Here are the digital media features to watch during the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

February 7, 2018

Newsonomics: Inside Tronc’s sale of the L.A. Times (and all the new questions to come)

February 6, 2018

Crowdsourcing trusted news sources can work — but not the way Facebook says it’ll do it

February 6, 2018

With an increased focus on paid newsletters, Substack is opening up its tools to more creators

February 5, 2018

This hyperlocal news site in San Francisco is reinventing itself with an automated local news wire

February 5, 2018

Discourse Media is launching a membership platform and local news fellowships, as fundraising continues

February 1, 2018

Is Facebook celebrating time better spent, or time spent elsewhere?

January 30, 2018

With “Times in Person,” The New York Times puts its national journalists in front of local crowds

January 30, 2018

Facebook says it will prioritize local news in its feed. Here’s how it’ll determine what’s “local” and “news”

January 29, 2018

News organizations, not blogs or commentary sites, are Twitter users’ most-shared sources (at least on one issue), Pew finds

January 25, 2018

Facebook’s trust survey, which will help determine News Feed ranking, is two questions. But it’s not as simple as it sounds

January 25, 2018

With Left Field, NBC News is experimenting with VR, mixed reality, and other new story forms

January 24, 2018

Here’s how to build a better newsletter, according to a bunch of self-professed newsletter nerds

January 24, 2018

🤔: As emojis become further embedded in our lives, how can journalists find the stories inside?

January 22, 2018

A network of news outlets and data agencies wants to unlock untold data stories across Europe

January 16, 2018

Americans say greater access to news sources is actually making it harder to stay informed

January 16, 2018

For news nonprofits, the tax overhaul is bringing new uncertainty about future donations

January 12, 2018

If Facebook stops putting news in front of readers, will readers bother to go looking for it?

January 10, 2018

China’s news agency is reinventing itself with AI

January 8, 2018

Arabic-language narrative podcasts connect with a new generation in a region with a rich oral tradition

January 3, 2018

In India, the BBC wants to partner with local companies to develop new ways to personalize content

December 20, 2017

The trust problem isn’t new

December 20, 2017

From pageviews to t-shirts

December 20, 2017

Television has won

December 19, 2017

Mirror, mirror on the wall

December 19, 2017

Breaking free from the tyranny of the loudest

December 19, 2017

More female reporters abroad (please)

December 19, 2017

Collaboration is the way forward for Brazilian journalism

December 19, 2017

To make fundraising appeals more appealing, Mother Jones turns them into stories readers want to read

December 15, 2017

Conquering calm

December 13, 2017

“The media is in crisis”: Jonah Peretti lays out his vision for a more diversified BuzzFeed

December 11, 2017

With “My WSJ,” The Wall Street Journal makes a personalized content feed central to its app

December 8, 2017

Newsonomics: These are the 3 fault lines redrawing the U.S. media business

November 30, 2017

Why don’t people trust the news and social media? A new report lets them explain in their own words

November 30, 2017

Your pocket is buzzing: 2017 was the year of push alerts and this new report illustrates why

November 30, 2017

After a rocky reception, Le Monde’s Décodex is almost a year into fighting intox (fake news) in France

November 29, 2017

Big broadcasters ruled Twitter during the UK’s general elections. But a few digital-only outlets managed to punch well above their weight

November 29, 2017

This reporting project wants to get environmental investigations out of PDFs and white papers and to the people affected

November 29, 2017

Taking a cue from ProPublica, The Trace is partnering with local TV stations to report major gun stories

November 28, 2017

Video was key for The Washington Post’s debunking of Project Veritas. But what will “proof” look like in an era of easily doctored visuals?

November 27, 2017

With the Koch brothers’ interest in Time Inc come more questions about billionaire-influenced media

November 22, 2017

“Checking Twitter…while being rushed into a bunker”: Considering fake news and nuclear war

November 21, 2017

Here are three tools that help digital journalists save their work in case a site shuts down

November 17, 2017

Bad news from Mashable, BuzzFeed, and Vice shows times are rough for ad-supported digital media

November 15, 2017

Kickstarter’s new product, Drip, lets people charge subscriptions for ongoing projects

November 13, 2017

Newsonomics: The New York Times’ Mark Thompson on regulating Facebook, global ambition, and when to stop the presses (forever)

November 13, 2017

With video and audio, The Skimm pushes further into the daily routines of its 6 million readers

November 9, 2017

A regular New York Times kids’ section and a kids’ version of The Daily are on the way this month

November 8, 2017

The Washington Post on Reddit surprises users with its non-promotional, ultra helpful presence

November 6, 2017

Spirited Media lays off staff, capping off a rough week for local news

October 30, 2017

New stats on local digital news, and other things you missed from the 2017 LION local news conference

October 26, 2017

The Guardian Mobile Lab’s latest experiment targets public transit commuters with an offline news app

October 23, 2017

“Exceedingly generous”: Google will split revenue with publishers who use its new subscription tools

October 23, 2017

Atlas Obscura is using virtual reality to transport readers to the world’s distant, exotic locations

October 16, 2017

Not a revolution (yet): Data journalism hasn’t changed that much in 4 years, a new paper finds

October 13, 2017

Even smart people are shockingly bad at analyzing sources online. This might be an actual solution.

October 12, 2017

Everyone loves push alerts, but there are problems. Like: What if readers don’t actually open them?

October 11, 2017

Franklin Foer wants journalism to liberate itself from Facebook

October 10, 2017

The share of women in newsrooms has increased barely 1 percentage point since 2001, ASNE data shows

October 10, 2017

Starting today, anyone who publishes something on Medium can paywall it

October 6, 2017

The Russian ads Facebook turned over to Congress are the tip of the iceberg 😬

October 5, 2017

‘Stratechery as a service’: Substack aims to streamline the creation of independent subscription news sites

September 29, 2017

Bunk aims to set history free with a site that doesn’t feel like a textbook

September 29, 2017

Here are 6 different kinds of collaborative journalism and the good and bad things about each

September 28, 2017

All the news that’s fit for you: The New York Times is experimenting with personalization to find new ways to expose readers to stories

September 27, 2017

Social video giant NowThis gets a “Newsroom,” working out its real-time reporting in public

September 26, 2017

Don’t try too hard to look cool (and other lessons from European newsrooms’ digital experiments)

September 20, 2017

Univision is trying out WhatsApp to distribute news and information during hurricane emergencies

September 19, 2017

Quartz is using Apple’s new AR tech to “help people understand objects in the news” on iPhones

September 15, 2017

BuzzFeed’s strategy for getting content to do well on all platforms? Adaptation and a lot of A/B testing

September 14, 2017

With scripted comedy videos, The Washington Post wants to provide “new entry points to the news”

September 14, 2017

Stopping fake news on social can feel like playing whack-a-mole. This tiny fact-checking operation in India thinks it’s making a small dent

September 11, 2017

Honolulu Civil Beat wants to use its bot to deepen ties with readers (and find some new stories, too)

September 7, 2017

Newsonomics: Mort to Ferro: Take My Paper, Please! (and a few other headlines about the New York Daily News)

August 31, 2017

With its first Facebook Messenger bot, ProPublica is collecting reader stories about hate speech

August 30, 2017

From a former CNN producer, The Cipher Brief covers national security way beyond cable news

August 29, 2017

Stories about Russia “are so hot right now” — so BuzzFeed is partnering with Meduza for more substantive Russia reporting

August 28, 2017

Could The Guardian’s quest for philanthropic support squeeze out other news nonprofits?

August 28, 2017

Want more audience engagement in video form? This startup is betting there’s a business in there

August 24, 2017

“Alt-weeklies helped make people locals” — what will fill the gap left by their closures in the digital era?

August 24, 2017

Mexico-based Pictoline’s graphic explainers thrive on social media (and advertisers love them too)

August 23, 2017

Five months in, the News Integrity Initiative is refining its focus on diversity, transparency, and trust

August 22, 2017

Quartz created a bot that can break news — and wants to help other news orgs develop their own

August 21, 2017

BBC World Service kicks off its biggest expansion in more than 70 years, readying 12 new languages

August 18, 2017

With data from Google News, this new tool makes it easier for reporters to track hate crimes nationwide

August 17, 2017

Brazil’s Nexo Jornal sticks to its founding principles: Explanatory journalism, subscribers, and no ads

August 16, 2017

Inside, the collection of industry newsletters, continues to bet on email, the “largest social network”

August 14, 2017

A survey of independent media in the South asks if “movement journalism” can help newsrooms better cover social justice strife

August 7, 2017

Six years later, the Financial Times is back in the App Store. (Apple still won’t get a cut of subscriptions.)

August 4, 2017

Facebook is paying its fact-checking partners now (and giving them a lot more work to do)

August 3, 2017

Games might be a good tool for fighting fake news. Here’s what three developers have learned

August 2, 2017

Has U.S. press freedom gotten worse under Trump? A new site aims to find out

August 1, 2017

The European Union’s new data privacy rules will make companies worldwide clean up their online security, or else

July 28, 2017

On the heels of its own success, Spain’s Politibot is opening up a chatbot builder for other outlets

July 25, 2017

Data from analyzing 5,000 social videos suggests that only 1 percent will go viral

July 24, 2017

This tool is helping newsrooms collaborate on factchecking and verification projects

July 20, 2017

First Look Media’s Topic.com is leaning on video and illustrations to tell stories (and break out of the news cycle)

July 19, 2017

People who get news from social or search usually don’t remember the news org that published it, survey finds

July 13, 2017

Collaboration across newsrooms can be a royal pain — but this tool wants to make it easier

July 12, 2017

With its Take Action newsletter, The Nation is giving readers ways to act on the stories they read

July 6, 2017

Google is putting another $24 million into 107 more European journalism projects, including WikiTribune

July 6, 2017

Podchaser, an “IMDb for podcasts,” is building a big tags-based database to help people discover shows

July 3, 2017

The Wall Street Journal shutters eight blogs: “The tools for telling” stories have changed

July 3, 2017

This paper has a text marketing editor (who compares the job to picking people up at a bar)

June 27, 2017

Google News launches a streamlined redesign that gives more prominence to fact checking

June 23, 2017

Do you trust the news, or do you trust your news? In the U.S., there’s a huge gap between the two

June 16, 2017

Want a “news-style soft article”? That’ll be $15. Or splurge and discredit a journalist for $55,000

June 13, 2017

The New York Times, with a little help from automation, is aiming to open up most articles to comments

June 12, 2017

85 percent of Americans use mobile devices to access news — and seniors are driving that number up

June 12, 2017

Membership programs are paying off for news outlets — and so is helping them set up their programs

June 9, 2017

Brits and Europeans seem to be better than Americans at not sharing fake news

June 6, 2017

The Intercept’s Russian hacking report also seems to be a good example of how not to handle leaks

June 5, 2017

HomePod, death to autoplay, and a smarter Apple News: These are the key Apple updates for publishers

June 2, 2017

Fake news might be the next issue for activist tech-company investors

June 1, 2017

Billionaire-supported but looking to expand its coverage, The Intercept also turns to reader memberships

May 31, 2017

The Boston Globe is getting smarter about digital subscriptions — and tightening up its paywall

May 26, 2017

Want to stop a spreading fake news story? Choose one of these four points of attack to fight back

May 23, 2017

Now you can take a 24-hour Trump news “snooze” on the Quartz app

May 23, 2017

Who’s really driving traffic to articles? Depends on the subject: Facebook (lifestyle, entertainment) or Google (tech, business, sports)

May 23, 2017

What an academic hoax can teach us about journalism in the age of Trump

May 19, 2017

It’s too early to declare Facebook’s anti-fake news efforts a failure

May 16, 2017

Journey to the center of the Internet: How a viral site is helping Spain’s El País adapt to the Internet

May 8, 2017

After a snap election was called in the U.K., the BBC turned its Brexit bot into an election bot

May 5, 2017

This site publishes high-touch, time-intensive data visualizations (and has a business that sustains it)

May 5, 2017

Republicans seem more susceptible to fake news than Democrats (but liberals, don’t feel too comfy yet)

May 3, 2017

Schibsted is creating new editorial formats — from messaging to personalized homepages

April 28, 2017

News aggregator Upday, a sort of Apple News counterpart for Android, expands into 16 countries

April 28, 2017

It turns out people are very bad at estimating the magnitude of the fake news problem

April 24, 2017

Jeff Israely: What comes next in the Uberization of the news business?

April 13, 2017

News and media literacy the way it’s always been taught may not be the right response to fake news woes

April 11, 2017

How the techniques of 19th-century fake news tell us why we fall for it today

April 11, 2017

This “Wikipedia for fact-checking” by students makes more room for context and origins of claims online

March 31, 2017

When the primary source is Trump himself: Factba.se compiles all Trump, on all platforms, at all times

March 30, 2017

A reporter in a rural district of India uses WhatsApp to broadcast local news — and makes money doing it

March 29, 2017

People who think about this stuff don’t think bad online behavior will get better any time soon

March 24, 2017

Is it still fake news if it makes you feel good? (Yes, yes it is): Updates from the fake news world

March 20, 2017

Avoiding articles from “the creep”: People trust news based on who shared it, not on who published it

March 20, 2017

To slow the spread of false stories on WhatsApp, this Colombian news site is enlisting its own readers

March 17, 2017

Harvard Library gets slammed for its earnest fake news guide: Updates from the fake news world

March 3, 2017

People just don’t launch non-partisan news sites anymore: Updates from the fake-news world

March 1, 2017

A new study says young Americans have a broad definition of news