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“When you diamond-mine, you basically mess up the resource if you go for the best stuff first.”
“This is all going on in my apartment. My kids were small and running around, there were always interns here. And then that spring, we were nominated for a really big award.”
The Nieman Foundation, with funding from the Abrams Foundation, will support up to three fellowships next year for U.S. journalists working in local news. The fellows will spend two semesters at Harvard, followed by up to nine months working in the field on a public service journalism project.
Scotland’s The Ferret has partnered with local newspapers to cross-publish its fact-checking stories and hosted workshops in more remote areas of the country, such as the Shetland Islands.
The Bristol Cable now has a solid stable of members who can be involved in every stage — from pitching story ideas to assisting in investigations to delivering the quarterly print paper.
Using its Crowd Newsroom platform, the German nonprofit teamed up with Ruhr Nachrichten, the daily newspaper in the city of Dortmund, to get residents to enter information on canceled classes in schools.
“What is a story that needs to be told? What is the data that’s difficult to get? What would make your life easier? We’ll try to find common threads there.”
“We’ve gone down lots of experimental rabbit holes.”
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