Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Ken Doctor: Six months after launching a local news company (in an Alden market), here’s what I’ve learned
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged New York Times (953)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
“Polling seems to be irrevocably broken, or at least our understanding of how seriously to take it is.”
Apple now won’t kneecap the ad tech industry — for all the good and bad that implies — until early 2021. Publishers should use the extra time to get their data houses in order.
Service stories used to exist apart from, and as a respite to, the news. In pandemic times, that no longer makes sense.
Also, the Times now reaches about half of American millennials.
Lookout doesn’t want its local news sites to be a supplement or alternative to the local daily. They aim to be the news source of record in their communities, outgunning their shrunken newsprint rivals from Day 1.
It now makes more revenue from digital than from print and continues to add new subscribers at a record pace. But its brutal COVID-driven drop in advertising will be echoed all across the industry.
Meredith Kopit Levien, everyone seems to agree, is the right person to lead the Times into the 2020s. But here’s hoping she’ll view her mission more broadly — including the state of local news in America.
“Engineering now is the second largest functional area at the New York Times, only behind journalism, and the largest function by far on the business side.”