Nieman Foundation at Harvard
What it takes to run a metro newspaper in the digital era, according to four top editors
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“People will pay you to make their lives easier, even when it comes to telling them which burrito to eat.”
“I think risk aversion is the thing that’s killing our business right now.”
“If there are resources to be put to work, we must ask where those resources should come from, who should receive them, and on what basis they should be distributed.”
The cofounder of The Markup wants to expand beyond tech with her new publication.
Raw Story, AlterNet, and The Intercept are among the first smaller publications to go up against the AI goliath for copyright violations.
“I don’t think there’s a circumstance where if you can just twist the dials the right way it’s going to unlock lots and lots of earned revenue from a big subscriber base.”
Five years after launch, Sahan Journal has a $3 million annual budget and 23 full-time staffers.
An executive from a company associated with Metric Media was hired to teach journalism, but the story doesn’t end there.
Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, had said last year that there no need for a state news agency since he conducts daily press briefings.
The FT has more than 1.4 million subscribers, including more than 1 million digital subscribers. About 20% are based in the United States.