Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Staffers at The Appeal announced they had formed a union. Five minutes later, management announced layoffs.
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We keep an eye out for the most interesting stories about Labby subjects: digital media, startups, the web, journalism, strategy, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately.
Axios / Sara Fischer / May 4
“The Recount’s videos are meant to feel like analytical explainers — heavy with charts and graphics — as opposed to commentary from lots of talking heads. Its ‘Wire’ video product, a string of short clips featuring news of the day, is ‘the purest expression of the core things we do really well,’ says [cofounder John] Battelle.”