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(Kevin Anderson, manager, digital products and platforms at ideastream Public Media. Innovation leader focused on digital transformation and product. Priors at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
How local education news shop Chalkbeat attracts local funding. The Washington Post adds its tech stack, Zeus, to digital publishing product offering. Job alert at EJC. Publisher comment strategies. App TrueCaller 'endangering journalists'.
In the world of working with local foundations to drum up support for local journalism, Chalkbeat has been schooling others since it launched more than ten years ago. The education nonprofit news site works as a network, with overhead and national…
In Macedonia, there's a small industry of websites publishing misleading and inflammatory political articles targeted at US readers. Simon Oxenham meets a woman who worked there. If you ignored the content, the typical day of a “fake…
European Journalism Centre
– May 29, 2019, 5:25 AM
This year, our focus is to build resilience into journalism by working on five areas: freedom, funding, leadership, storytelling and digital. To achieve this mission, our Engaged Journalism Accelerator programme is supporting news organisations…
– May 27, 2019, 3:00 AM
Digital subscriber cancellations at the Times and Sunday Times fell by half during a trial of new artificial intelligence software which creates email newsletters tailored to readers' interests. The “digital butler” known as James…
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab: Google's Digital News Initiative is expanding its funding to North America, opening application for an “innovation challenge” offering projects up to $300K — Projects, which should be related to…
– May 29, 2019, 10:02 AM
KKR & Co. is in talks with Axel Springer SE 's founding family about a potential bid to take the German publisher private, a person with knowledge of the matter said. An offer for the publisher of Germany's most popular tabloid Bild could be made…
Chloe is an investigative journalist working for an international broadcast service; we will call the TV show she works for The Inquirer. She travels around the world to work with local journalists on uncovering stories that make the headlines:…
– May 28, 2019, 5:01 PM
Commenting, as well as time on page and shares, is one of the core metrics News UK's The Times of London has studied over the last three months to gauge the interests of digital readers. These findings have shaped what the publisher commissions.
The responsibilities for these roles differ significantly. The HuffPost listing, for a “deputy managing editor of membership and innovation,” calls for someone who can create new engagement and messaging strategies, while Quartz's…
Pew Research Center's Journalism Project
– Mar 26, 2019, 8:59 AM
The digital era is making its mark on local news. Nearly as many Americans today say they prefer to get their local news online as say they prefer to do so through the television set, according to a new Pew Research Center survey of 34,897 U.S.