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The last 20 posts from the Nieman Journalism Lab, for those who enjoy reverse chronological order.
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Adam Ragusea    April 20, 2015
The shift to distributed content means concepts like fair use are increasingly in the hands of private companies — like SoundCloud.
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Joseph Lichterman    April 17, 2015
The newspaper, first published in Yiddish, is facing all the familiar pressures of print, combined with a shifting base of potential readers.
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Ken Doctor    April 16, 2015
Local newspapers still act as if they’re monopolies — despite all the new players eating away at their audiences’ attention. Is there room to adapt?
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Justin Ellis    April 15, 2015
The open-source tool lets reporters contribute contacts to a centralized newsroom collection of sources — but it can also be used to build larger reader-facing data products.
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Joseph Lichterman    April 14, 2015
“All development is building on the shoulders of the people who came before you, and being a closed-off shop will only harm us on the long run.”
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Tanya Sichynsky    April 13, 2015
These new platforms are optimized for realtime news on phones, but there are lots of questions for news organizations — from what content to share to how to measure their effectiveness.
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Joseph Lichterman    April 9, 2015
“I think there was definitely a difference in the sense of direction,” said Brant Houston, chair of INN’s board of directors.
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Joseph Lichterman    April 8, 2015
Launched in 2009, the site was an experimental way of rethinking local news and information
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Justin Ellis    April 8, 2015
A new report from the Knight Foundation finds that nonprofit news organizations are growing audience and diversifying their revenue — but many are still reliant on a small number of foundations to support their journalism.
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Ken Doctor    April 7, 2015
With its newly launched (and multlingual) Global Business Review, The Economist is taking advantage of the scale digital distribution can offer.
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Justin Ellis    April 7, 2015
Subscribers to more than 250 newspapers around the globe now have free digital access to the Post. The next question is how the paper will use this network to make money.
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Joseph Lichterman    April 3, 2015
Are you one of those who’s argued an “iTunes for news” model could rebuild newspapers’ business model? Look to Canada for a paper that’s going to give it a go.
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Ken Doctor    April 2, 2015
From New York to Los Angeles, a lot of American newspapers will change hands in the next few months. Who wants to own a newspaper in 2015 — and why?
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Joseph Lichterman    April 1, 2015
“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away.”
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Joseph Lichterman    March 31, 2015
It’s one element of a broader expansion for the social news agency, which is also growing its product team and working on improving its core trend-detection technology.
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Justin Ellis    March 30, 2015
For stories like the Germanwings plane crash, The New York Times and many other publishers flip a switch to remove ads to avoid unwanted connections.