Nieman Foundation at Harvard
PressPad, an attempt to bring some class diversity to posh British journalism, is shutting down
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Archives: December 2022

Meta parts ways with publishers, The New York Times buys Wordle, and our other most popular stories of the year.
“Redesign grantmaking so it doesn’t feel like the Hunger Games.” Jennifer Choi and Jonathan Jackson
“More hollowed-out and understaffed mainstream media outlets will find themselves either embracing right-wing moral panics about LGBTQ people or simply not having the energy or resources to fight back against them.” Parker Molloy
“American journalism operates in the U.S. similar to how settler newspapers in British East Africa and British West Africa did.” j. Siguru Wahutu
“If we automate some commodity news, we can provide a lot more information to people who need it.” Bill Grueskin
“A major metropolitan daily will sever its ties with the major wire services and go local-only.” Joshua P. Darr
“Tomorrow’s journalism belongs to those who’ve been excluded, harmed, and failed by the media.” Megan Lucero and Shirish Kulkarni
“We’ll see news organizations adopt and embrace shared values as the way to succeed in the face of the industry’s collapse.” Christina Shih
“The threats journalism faces are profound and evolving. So is our capacity to respond.” Raney Aronson-Rath
“The threat of online violence and the cost of deferred DEI efforts have one thing in common: News workers of color bear the burden.” Danielle K. Brown and Kathleen Searles