Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
A bakery, a brewery, and a local news site: There’s a new type of collective growing in Spokane, Washington
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Archives: January 2018

“When you diamond-mine, you basically mess up the resource if you go for the best stuff first.”
Can a widget’s worth of reader engagement lead to useful data — and maybe even money? “The whole idea is to give readers and communities a voice within journalism.”
“If you parachute into a place, whether it’s a foreign place or your own country, and think you’ll never go back, you’re not accountable to people in the same way.”
Plus: PRX expands, WNYC shuffles, NPR stagnates, Dirty John adapts, Macmillan strategizes, and Gimlet parties.
In western Massachusetts, the Berkshire Eagle is trying to recover from cost-cutting and rebuild its standing in the community. “We’re trying to do something that’s not been done, which is to bend the circulation curve backwards.”
As Tronc dispatches yet another leadership team, attention returns to bigger questions about the company’s strategies. Can new editor Jim Kirk soothe the riled-up newsroom?