Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Does having stronger local newspapers make people more likely to follow COVID safety guidelines? Er, not so much
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged ProPublica (203)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
“Your newsroom should match the community. It’s the easiest thing to say, it’s very difficult to do.”
“We don’t have to turn around a whole big ship. We can try things.”
“Any national donor large enough to put out press releases that issues one about making a bunch of $25,000 grants is either trying to fool other people or themselves.”
“I’m not worried about the journalism. But if you don’t have the business and technical infrastructure to support the journalism, then it’s just not going to thrive.”
ProPublica’s plain language experiment is a first for a mainstream news organization. Disability experts say it shouldn’t be the last.
“In my experience in legacy media, the answer was to throw your hands in the air and say, ‘There’s not much we can do.’ Well, I don’t find that acceptable. We have to find ways to reach those audiences.”
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.
“There’s all different kinds of lawsuits. We’re sort of the class action of an investigative story, harnessing and channeling the power in numbers.”
After a false start, the unconventional team of algorithm investigators is ready to dive deep. “I’ve heard that we are tying our hands behind our backs, but there must be a way to engage an audience without subjecting readers to a surveillance ecosystem.”
After ten years of writing for Nieman Lab, Ken takes a big look back and ahead, defining the state of affairs for the troubled world of journalism.