Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
ProPublica and The Texas Tribune are teaming up on a full-time, Texas-focused investigative news unit
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged Crux (7)

The site’s traffic is now nearly 20 percent higher than it was part of The Boston Globe. “What’s happened to Crux demonstrates that it is possible to sustain a niche news platform with a kind of for-profit and nonprofit model.”
“We died and rose again on the third business day.”
But the site may live on under other management. “We simply haven’t been able to develop the financial model of big-ticket, Catholic-based advertisers that was envisioned when we launched Crux back in September 2014.”
Led by former New York Times editor Rick Berke, the site wants to cover life sciences for the masses.
Newsrooms large and small have hosted startup-like projects within their walls. Here are some ideas if you want to do the same.
The Boston Globe is betting that Crux, a standalone Catholic news site, will serve a new, global audience.