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More than 450 reporters from 250 outlets across the country have published over 300 stories as part of the Electionland project.
Through the collaborative reporting project Electionland, outlets from across the country are coming together to report on issues like voter ID laws and long wait times.
“So many news organizations have these kinds of datasets, but don’t have the resources to build out a marketing channel or sales support system to do anything with them. We want to offer that support.”
“Free content isn’t free; it’s subsidized by advertisers, who want to get their messages in front of users. But increasingly, users say, they’re the ones paying for the ads: with their privacy, their patience, and their mobile bandwidth.”
“Let’s have a computer do what a computer’s good at, and let’s have a human do what a human’s good at.”
Students and Nieman Fellows spent a semester building solutions for audience engagement, better tools to explore data, and new ideas for local media startups.
Gigaom’s sudden collapse this week seemingly caught its journalists by surprise. Keeping them informed of the financial state of affairs — how money gets made and spent — can lead to better decisions on all sides.