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by Julie Keck

1. How the iPhone and bad decisions killed Blackberry (New Yorker) 2. Award-winning digital entrepreneur Lisa Williams joins Investigative News Network as Director of Digital Engagement (INN) 3. How early adapters, innovative publishers, legacy media companies and more are pushing toward the annotated web (Neiman Lab) 4. Epic launches, Politico goes deeper: Why longform is […] more »

by Evelyn Larrubia

It used to be taboo for one media organization to publish another’s investigation. Issues of trust, pride and reputation can still cause some news executives pause. But in many newsrooms, the prohibition against co-publishing is waning, if not dead. Take, for instance, “Who Can Vote?“, News21 package of stories on voter fraud and ID laws […] more »

by Evelyn Larrubia

Cohesion can be difficult in any project — but it’s especially challenging in long-distance collaborations among newsrooms, the kind of journalism the Investigative News Network tries to foster among our growing consortium of 62 members. How do you get a group of journalists scattered around the country to coalesce around an idea? There are many […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Growth of satellite TV subscriptions slowed last year (PaidContent) 2. Tap into the new Pew study for ideas to build mobile news audience (Knight Digital Media Center) 3. Publishers say mobile publishing is a high priority (Online Media Daily) 4. Live […] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

After weeks of examining stories of human trafficking in the Bay Area, reporters for the nonprofit San Francisco Public Press knew they had their next major project. They also knew they couldn’t report it alone. “We couldn’t afford to do it on our own,” said Michael Stoll, executive director of the quarterly publication. “We decided […] more »

by Stephen J. A. Ward

The nature of non-profit journalism invites ethical dilemmas. Over the past few years, dozens of centers of investigative journalism and non-profit websites have been started using money from foundations, individual donors and membership fees. The latest trend is non-profit networks that share resources. Collaboration is a good thing, but it can lead to tensions among […] more »