Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Hey, local news publishers: Give the people a calendar
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
Aug. 18, 2009, 5:41 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Wikipedia’s coverage of health care reform, protecting anonymous speech on the Internet, paid-content flashback to 1995

Where to turn for the lowdown on health care reform? @megangarber makes a great case for Wikipedia »

Appeals court in D.C. lays down strict guidelines for protecting anonymous speech on the Internet »

“How the web has changed job searching” spells out why newspaper classifieds aren’t effective »

Background for #focas09: What Walter Isaacson (and Arthur Sulzberger) said about charging for news — in ’95 »

Join the 60,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
Hey, local news publishers: Give the people a calendar
“It shouldn’t be that difficult to keep an updated list of when and where and what the meetings are.”
Negative words in news headlines generate more clicks — but sad words are more effective than angry or scary ones
A massive study of Upworthy headlines — remember Upworthy? — shows how a few emotionally charged words can mean the difference between viral and ignored.
Amazon calls it quits on newspaper and magazine subscriptions for Kindle and print
One Redditor: “I actually enjoy reading my local newspaper when it’s on the Kindle as opposed to the paper’s poorly designed website and frequently broken app.”