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From Nieman Reports: Where are the women in leadership at news organizations?

At a time when women head fewer major U.S. newspapers than they did 10 years ago, there is a place where women run not only some of the nation’s leading papers but the major public TV station and private TV and radio stations, too. In fact, some media leaders and members of the public even...

Wearables could make the “glance” a new subatomic unit of news

Next year will be my twentieth in digital news. From the start, I had an underlying disposition that digital news consumers — sports or otherwise — wanted their content easily digestible: brief, formatted, convenient. Five years in, that was the inspiration for the Daily Quickie, my column on ESPN.com. Ten years later, that was the...

Refocusing on revenue: How The Lens is dealing with budget shortfalls in New Orleans

Most students in New Orleans now attend charter schools after the widespread damage caused to the city from Hurricane Katrina. That presents a challenge for most news organizations because there are more than 40 different boards governing the different charter schools. The nonprofit news site The Lens saw it as an opportunity, making these boards...

The BBC goes global, and local, with pop up U.S. bureaus

The business of journalism looks a lot like a game of Risk right now, as media companies are angling for position with new sites and bureaus around the globe. Quartz and The Huffington Post have both recently set up shop in India. BuzzFeed plans to use its new funding to expand its overseas reporting footprint,...

News on the Apple Watch? Yahoo may be ahead of the game

After Apple unveiled its Apple Watch earlier this week most news organizations are still figuring out how — or even if — they’ll develop apps for the smart watch. Most outlets haven’t received any technical specifications from Apple about the device and are still in the very preliminary stages of thinking about how they’ll approach...

What’s New in Digital and Social Media Research: The realities of citizen journalism, and new possibilities for transparency

Recent papers from academe have continued to highlight tensions over letting citizens into the news process, as well as the need to be more open and transparent with the public. Many of the papers below have insights on related themes. In addition, several think tanks have published some important new reports. “Social Media and the...

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