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The team behind the celebrated Homicide Watch D.C. has expanded into other communities before, but now they’re moving into new subject matter. It’ll be a test of their model.
Plus: Reuters cans its Next makeover, the news on NSA surveillance and Syria coverage, and the rest of the week’s media-tech top reads.
Is Reuters back at square one in its quest to become a bigger consumer news brand, or is abandoning a troubled project the best way to build on its existing strengths? Justin Ellis
“Events” has been a buzzword in publishing circles for years — but few have been able to execute on a strategy as well as the daily in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Here’s how they built their business.
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. Justin Ellis
It’s a chance for “individuals interested in working on special research projects designed to advance journalism” to do so here at Harvard.